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Council for Women’s Advocacy

Council for Women’s Advocacy

Our Council for Women’s Advocacy is responsible for driving meaningful action to address the barriers facing women in the workforce while ensuring the perspectives of women are integrated into national public policy development.

Our Council for Women’s Advocacy is mandated:

  • To bring the voice and perspectives of women to national policies.
  • To inform our initiatives in advancing the gender equality agenda.
  • To drive meaningful action to address the identified issues and barriers.

Latest News & Publications

Supplier Diversity Handbook

Championing Women in Business in Canada: A practical toolkit for Canadian employers to recruit, retain and promote more women into leadership positions and bring them onto boards of directors.

Media Release: International Women’s Day: Recruiting, retaining and promoting more women into leadership positions key to Canada’s sustainable economic recovery and growth

Updated: Five things the federal government can do right now to support women and foster economic growth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Media Release: Business leaders sound alarm, say working women need help now: Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Five Things the Federal Government needs to do now in providing Emergency Support to Women through the Second Waves of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Media Release: Business needs women; women need 10 things from Throne Speech: Canadian Chamber

10 Things the Federal Government Can Do to Fully Engage Women in the Workforce

Media Release: Canadian Chamber Welcomes Today’s Federal Announcement on Funding to Support Safe, Full-time Return to School Policies

Media Release: Five Things the Federal Government Can Do Right Now to Support Women and Foster Economic Growth

Recommendations in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

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