Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Category: Leadership

The Persistence of Pay Inequity on Campus and Beyond

A woman counts a stack of money.

Canada – and many other countries – have made great strides when it comes to advancing the status of women. But many hurdles remain, and they are high ones. One persistent issue is gender pay inequity, which remains a problem across the country. on the basis of average hourly earnings. This trend continues at a […]

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Three Bold Steps Toward Closing the Gender Pay Gap

A yellow line on the subway ground reads 'Mind The Gap'

Did you know that, if you’re a woman in Canada, it’s as if you’ve been working for free since the beginning of the year? April 9 is It marks how far women, on average, need to work into the new year to earn what men earned by December 31. The is real, it can’t simply […]

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I Belong Here and I Deserve to Succeed: Supporting Women Entrepreneurs of Colour

Did you know it’s in Canada? Small businesses have 1-99 employees. The majority of small businesses in our country are actually About are majority-owned by women, and there were about in Canada in 2012. That said, current statistics are not readily available about Women of Colour who are entrepreneurs or small business owners. We do […]

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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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