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Canadian professors still face a gender pay gap

Opinion: The gender pay gap of today is not simply a holdover from the past, and it’s high time universities valued male and female professors equally

by Megan Frederickson, University of Toronto, Mar 28, 2018
Playing for Team Canada was a dream come true

Michael McTighe, MACLEOD GAZETTE STAFF | Posted on March 27 2018

All-female taxi service preparing to launch on Vancouver Island
Women on Wheels was started by a group of female drivers in Sooke
Clare Hennig · CBC News · Posted: Mar 27, 2018 1:36 PM PT | Last Updated: March 27
Celebrating the best in Bracebridge business with annual gala evening
A record number of businesses were nominated for 2018 awards
NEWS 04:47 PM by Mary Beth Hartill Bracebridge Examiner
Sarah Kaplan, Distinguished Professor of gender and the economy and director of the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the Rotman School of Management

Ontario's proposed 'pay transparency’ bill aims to close gender wage gap
The government says large employers will have to track, publish information about compensation to ‘ensure compensation is based on a job’s requirements and the candidate’s qualifications.’
By: Staff Torstar News Service Published on Tue Mar 06 2018
Muskoka Women's Shelters say thank-you and goodbye to Bryan Falcioni
As a parting gesture Shoppers Drug Mart store owner makes hefty donation for women in need
NEWS Feb 22, 2018 by Christine O'Sullivan Bracebridge Examiner
Investigators still trying to determine how sixth woman knew her alleged killer

Perry Newsome Posted: Feb 04, 2018

Women are seeking out solutions to a the problem of predatory behaviour and abuses of power

The Canadian Press Posted: Feb 01, 2018

Human rights tribunal heard case last week, will resume in April

By Erik White , CBC News Posted: Jan 30, 2018

Tackling Muskoka’s issues with poverty, inequality and sexual violence
Women’s March Muskoka on Jan. 20 raising awareness for women’s issues at home and abroad
NEWS Jan 19, 2018 by Roland Cilliers Huntsville Forester

Missing 29-year-old Hamilton woman found dead, man arrested: police

By Nick Westoll,Digital Broadcast Journalist  Global News, January 17th, 2018

In minimum wage debate, gender wage gap is being forgotten

Raising minimum wage simply won’t cut it. Ontario needs to create legislation that forces companies to provide pay transparency and provide other immediate solutions, such as affordable child care, and always ask, “Does this help close or widen equity pay gaps?”

By GENEVA ABDUL,Opinion, Sun., Jan. 14, 2018

Data about police-reported violence gathered from more than 600 Canadian communities

CBC News Posted: Jan 13, 2018

2 men facing murder charges after 3 women die in domestic attacks in Brampton, Mississauga

By Nick Westoll, Digital Broadcast Journalist  Global News, January 13th, 2018

Power Play: Another departure from MMIW inquiry
Native Women's Association of Canada's Francyne Joe says she cannot believe the disappointment surround the MMIW inquiry.
January 12th, 2018, The Canadian Press

Poorer performance found to be based on less positive evaluation of female principal investigators, not differences in the quality of science

January 9, 2018, By Rachael PellsTwitter: @rachaelpells
The Morrissey House in London, Ont., will offer women a 13% discount on lunch and dinner items on Mondays

By Hala Ghonaim, CBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2018

Officers laid more than 200 criminal charges and arrested 82 people during human trafficking investigations

By Kate Dubinski, CBC News Posted: Jan 07, 2018