Canadian Women's Foundation - Hayden

Category: Leadership

What Racialized Mothers Like Me Really Need

Paulette Senior laughs, sitting down

Like many mothers, my son will take me out for Mother’s Day. He does it every year and I love these special shared moments with him. He always thanks me for raising him, but the truth is that I can’t help but feel grateful for the man he has become. He’s loving, smart, ambitious, and—importantly—respectful to women. I’m so proud […]

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The Gender Pay Gap Is a Myth

A woman speaking in a meeting.

Gender pay gap deniers come out in droves on , telling us that it’s all just a big myth. If it’s illegal in Canada to pay women less than men, the argument goes, then the gender pay gap can’t be real. We wish it were that simple. Argument: In Canada, it’s illegal to pay women […]

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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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