Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Q&A: After Unfounded, award-winning journalist Robyn Doolittle delves into #MeToo

Robyn Doolittle, investigative Journalist, is the 2018 winner of the Michele Landsberg Award for exceptional coverage of issues related to gender equality.

When Robyn Doolittle first embarked on the Unfounded investigation into how sexual assault cases are handled by police in Canada, The Globe and Mail journalist never imagined the scope of change it would set in motion. The Foundation talked to her about the ongoing impact of Unfounded, the #MeToo Movement in Canada, and the focus of her upcoming book.

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Girl Power Program Inspires and Supports First Nations Girls in Sturgeon Lake

A quilt square painted of the Girl Power group.

Together with amazing support from the Canadian Women’s Foundation and a core group of volunteers at the community-level, I’ve been blessed and challenged to facilitate a program called Girl Power at Sturgeon Lake Central School on the Sturgeon Lake First Nation. We offer a safe space for all those who identify as girls, aged 10 […]

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Here’s How Wrap-Around Supports Can Help Close the Gender Pay Gap

A woman with red hair stands in front of a moving train.

The past year has seen several crucial moves toward closing the gender pay gap in Canada. The promised proactive pay equity legislation for federal workers, Ontario passed  legislation in April, and  have begun to equalize their gender pay differences. While all of these are important steps in making the pay gap a thing of the […]

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National Indigenous History Month: Sonia Prevost-Derbecker

A girl walks in front of a school.

Sonia Prevost-Derbecker is motivated every day by the young Indigenous people she’s met throughout her career. She’s been the CEO of the largest child welfare agency in Manitoba, the National Vice-President of Education at Indspire, a school trustee with the largest school division in Winnipeg and founded Ndinawe Youth Resource Centre and a school for […]

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