Womens Equality

For the Sake of Women, We Need to Do Better in 2015

Clare Beckton | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada Impact
Clare Beckton

As 2015 begins, it is a good time to reflect on the past year and look to the new year. For a period of years, women's equality seemed relegated to a dusty corner as many argued we had attained full equality in Canada. How wrong these pundits were in announcing a premature victory!

B.C. Failing Women

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - For the fifth year in a row, the women's legal advocacy group West Coast LEAF has handed British Columbia a failing grade for its treatmen...

Hey Parliament, Keep Your Laws Off my Body

Joyce Arthur | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Politics
Joyce Arthur

Canadian women won equality rights 27 years ago when the gender equality clause in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms took effect. Yet, several times since the turn of the 21st century, parliament has seen fit to debate whether women's rights should be restricted. How can this happen?