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We Can Empower Women Through Education

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Impact

What can G20 leaders do to economically engage and empower girls and women? Put simply, they need to invest in the re-structuring of the educational, business and political systems which are set up to inhibit female empowerment. Education is the essential catalyst for this process. Education is essential if a girl is to become independent.

We Need To Remove Laws That Are Barriers To Gender Equality

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Business

Continuing legal differences between the entitlements of men and women in economies across the globe has a negative impact on female work force participation. Some say that women should suck it up, and do a different job. Why? If men are entitled to pursue any career they like, why shouldn't women have the same opportunities?

A New Generation Of Leadership Spreads Its Wings

Glen Pearson | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

For Trudeau, the reality of jumping from the skillet of an election campaign into the fire of world diplomacy and emergency response must be something of a foreboding transition. And yet he has brought an aura of freshness and innovation to the G20 that likely couldn't come at a better time.

China Praises Trudeau's Father, PM Vows To Strengthen Relations

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Politics

Xi Jinping told Canada's current prime minister that China will never forget Pierre Elliott Trudeau's decision to open diplomatic relations.

A G20 Leader Who Walks The Talk

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Politics

As soon as Trudeau walks in, everyone, and I mean everyone including CEOs, politicians and senior level bureaucrats from around the world move in his direction. They want to shake the hand of, and take a selfie with, the newly elected Prime Minister of Canada.

Trudeau Arrives In Turkey For G20; Briefed By RCMP, CSIS On Paris Attacks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada Politics

Friday's attacks in Paris were set to dominate the summit discussions.

G20 Leaders: Entrepreneurship Can Tackle Youth Unemployment

Winston Chan | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada Business
Winston Chan

On November 15 and 16, the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau will be part of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Antalya, Turkey. G20 leaders will surely discuss urgent issues such the migrant crisis, the conflict in Syria and climate change. There is another crisis that isn't receiving much media attention: It is global youth unemployment.

To Paris, With Hope

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

Previous UN climate conferences have started with great optimism and hope but ended with underwhelming success at best, disappointment at worst. However, there are many reasons to hope that, finally, this one will be different.

Trudeau Headed To Turkey, Philippines, Malta, Paris This Month

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2015 | Canada Politics

The PM-designate is set to make his debut on the world stage.

We Must Set Concrete Targets for Global Youth Employment

Adam Moscoe | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Business
Adam Moscoe

The 1.8 billion young people on our planet have the potential to not only enlarge the global economy, but also to mainstream sustainable growth. G20 governments must work to empower youth to build skills and achieve mastery such that their labour will be fulfilling and will add value to their communities.

What Turkey Hosting the G20 Summit Means to Me

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Business

Since gender equality is one of the most important issues in terms of sustainable and healthy growth, Turkey has launched a new engagement group, Women20 (W20), which will concentrate on enhancing the role and increasing the participation of women in business. In addition to gender equality, ensuring women have access to financial assets will form the backbone of global growth.

How G20 Leaders Can Foster Youth Entrepreneurship

Winston Chan | Posted 09.16.2015 | Canada Business
Winston Chan

The G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance Summit in Istanbul, Turkey brought together over 600 inspiring young entrepreneurs, thought leaders and leading entrepreneur-focused organizations from around the globe. Entrepreneurship is one of the key solutions to tackle high youth unemployment.

Can 10 Words Really Impact 100 million Women?

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Business

"Bring more than 100 million women into the labor force." These 10 words represent the commitment of 10 Presidents, 10 Prime Ministers and one Chancellor to increase female labour force participation (FLFP) in the name of economic growth.

Will Bill Blair Testify?

CBC | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada

A judge is expected to rule today on whether Toronto's police chief and his former deputy must testify at a senior officer's disciplinary he...

Ontario Scraps, Replaces Secret Law Used For G20 Arrests

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A Second World War law used by police to make mass arrests during the G20 summit in Toronto in 2010 was officially scrapped Thursday and rep...

Australian Police Mock Canada And We Totally Deserve It

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Politics

The G20 Leaders' Summit took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was present for it. In betwee...

Harper Says He Won't Drop Ukraine Whether It Takes 5 Months Or 50 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada Politics

BRISBANE, Australia - Stephen Harper said Sunday it's important to keep up the pressure on Ukraine as he discussed his celebrated showdown with the Ru...

G20 Leaders Finalize $2-Trillion Stimulus Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada Business

BRISBANE, Australia - Leaders of the G20 nations finalized a plan Sunday to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years by investing in ...

Why G20 Photo-Ops Are Still Important

Bessma Momani | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Politics
Bessma Momani

Since its creation, the key impetus of the G20 meetings has been to get the most important leaders of the G20 in a room to decide on ways to promote economic growth and help solve the economic, political, and social issues of the time. In absence of a crisis, many of the G20 meetings will be little more than photo ops, unlikely to result in any profound policy moves. But these photo ops are still important and valuable in signalling to markets and the global community that the G20 leaders have their eye on the ball.

Harper To Putin: 'Get Out Of Ukraine'

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Politics

BRISBANE, Australia - Stephen Harper had a showdown with Vladimir Putin on Saturday, telling the Russian leader to "get out of Ukraine" in a dustup at...

Australia Determined To Keep Climate On Sidelines As It Hosts G20

CP | Rod McGuirk, The Associated Press | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Business

BRISBANE, Australia - G-20 host Australia says climate change and Ebola will be discussed by leaders of the 20 largest economies at a weekend summit h...

How G(irls)20 Hopes to End 'No Girls Allowed' In Classrooms

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Impact

As schools start to fill up this fall, let us not forget about all the young women and girls who will not be sitting in a classroom of their own. Especially those girls who are denied education, forced into marriage at an early age, or simply deprived of educational resources.

South African Women Need Mental Liberation

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Impact

The next step for South African women is mental liberation. More women should spend time deciding what they want, regardless of societal expectations, and put these plans into action. This can range from a top position professionally, or an escape from an abusive relationship.

Entrepreneurship Is Key to Accelerating the Full Economic Inclusion of Women and Girls

G(irls)20 | Posted 10.11.2014 | Canada Impact

In a post-recession period when most industrialized nations' economies are still fragile and ''in recovery mode,'' one of the top priorities for the G20 leaders is finding innovative solutions that will allow them to stay competitive and prosperous.

Empowering the Next Generation of Female Leaders

Carrie Kirkman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Impact
Carrie Kirkman

I am a firm believer that as you climb the corporate ladder it's incredibly important to remember to throw down a rope. When I discovered G(irls)20, I knew this was an organization I could get behind both professionally and personally.