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Apr 28, 2015, 13:00 ET

Persons Case Awards 2015 - Nominate Someone! - Canadians have until June 26 to submit nominations for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

OTTAWA, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - Status of Women Canada is calling for nominations for the 36th Annual Governor General's Awards in...

Apr 23, 2015, 10:00 ET

Government of Canada supports economic opportunities for women in communications and technology sectors

Minister Leitch congratulates recipients of 2015 Canadian Women in Communications and Technology Leadership Excellence Awards OTTAWA, April 23,...

Apr 16, 2015, 12:15 ET

Minister Leitch challenges leaders to become champions for women

Harper Government launches It Starts with One — Be her Champion campaign TORONTO, April 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie...

Mar 23, 2015, 13:30 ET

Government of Canada supports women entrepreneurs at "Investing in the Future" Forum

Minister Leitch hosts forum for over 300 women entrepreneurs from across Canada OTTAWA, March 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie...

Mar 10, 2015, 15:48 ET

Minister Leitch marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action at the 59th UNCSW

Canada joins other member states in urging further action to accelerate women's empowerment around the world NEW YORK, March 10, 2015 /CNW/...

Mar 08, 2015, 14:00 ET

Harper Government celebrates the potential of young women and girls on International Women's Day

Minister Leitch announces "Strong Girls, Strong World" project and highlights the Government's new Girls Advisory Council TORONTO, March 8, 2015...

Mar 08, 2015, 10:25 ET

Statement by Minister Leitch on International Women's Day

OTTAWA, March 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The following is a statement by the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of...

Mar 05, 2015, 09:30 ET

Harper Government supports economic opportunities for women in the transportation sector

TORONTO, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced Government...

Feb 27, 2015, 17:42 ET

Government of Canada meets with Aboriginal leaders, provincial and territorial governments, on taking action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, and the Honourable...

Feb 11, 2015, 14:00 ET

Harper Government takes action to stop violence against women and girls

Minister Leitch launches new call for proposals for projects to prevent and respond to gender-based violence VANCOUVER, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Feb 09, 2015, 14:15 ET

Canada to mark International Women's Day on March 8

Minister Leitch announces 2015 theme: Strong Women. Strong World: Improving Economic Opportunities for All OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The...

Dec 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Statement by The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, on Canada's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today issued the...

Dec 03, 2014, 14:58 ET

Harper Government announces further support for victims of crime - New project will improve services for women and children accessing shelters

OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women and the Honourable Candice...

Nov 28, 2014, 18:00 ET

Minister Leitch congratulates BMO Bank of Montreal for boosting credit available to women-owned businesses in Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated BMO...

Nov 28, 2014, 09:15 ET

Minister Leitch announces project to reduce violence against women and girls

OTTAWA, Nov 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, along with Roxanne James,...

Nov 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Minister Leitch salutes winners of 2014 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, congratulates the 2014 recipients of the RBC...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:00 ET

Harper Government marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Minister Leitch urges Canadians to take action to end violence against women and girls OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:30 ET

Harper Government supports women in mining

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced Government...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:00 ET

Governor General's Awards recognize five outstanding Canadian women

This year's awards mark the 85th anniversary of the Persons Case OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of...

Oct 11, 2014, 10:21 ET

Statement by Minister Leitch on International Day of the Girl

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, issued the...