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Aug 15, 2014, 10:45 ET

Harper Government helps position women for economic success

Minister Leitch launches new Call for Proposals for projects to expand economic opportunities for women WINNIPEG, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

Canadian Business Women - A Growing Economic Force

OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This October, Canadians will celebrate the successes and accomplishments of business women in honour of...

Jun 26, 2014, 10:30 ET

Government of Canada taking action to increase participation of women on corporate boards

Minister Leitch releases report by federal Advisory Council for women on boards TORONTO, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie...

Jun 17, 2014, 13:00 ET

Deadline extension to June 27, 2014 - - Persons Case Awards 2014: Nominate Someone!

Canadians have until June 27 to submit nominations for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case OTTAWA, June 17, 2014...

Jan 21, 2014, 12:19 ET

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch Touts the Economic Benefits of Hiring and Promoting Women - Urges Greater Opportunities and Support for Women in Corporate Canada at Empire Club Event

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today spoke about...

Dec 10, 2013, 11:00 ET

Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of women and Minister of labour, Salutes Canadians for Participating in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women and Minister of Labour, today marked the final day...

Dec 09, 2013, 10:16 ET

Harper Government Taking Action to End Violence Against Women who are Deaf or Have Disabilities

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today...

Dec 06, 2013, 11:12 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, 2013 /CNW/ - The Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today issued the following...

Nov 28, 2013, 09:00 ET

Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, salutes the winners of the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulates the 2013...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:00 ET

Minister Leitch Encourages Canadians to Participate in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women and Minister of Labour, issued the following...

Nov 22, 2013, 14:21 ET

Minister of Status of Women and Minister of Labour Marking Global Entrepreneurship Week

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women and Minister of Labour, issued the following...

Oct 31, 2013, 16:29 ET

Canada's Minister of Status of Women Encourages Young Women and Girls to See No Limits in Career Choices

OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today wrapped up...

Oct 25, 2013, 15:39 ET

Harper Government Working To Increase Participation of Women on Corporate Boards

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today met with the...

Oct 21, 2013, 12:00 ET

Governor General's Awards Recognize Five Canadian Women Marking the 84th Anniversary of the Persons Case

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, is pleased to announce the...

Oct 18, 2013, 11:18 ET

Statement by the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, On Persons Day

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, issued the following statement on the...

Oct 11, 2013, 14:15 ET

Parliamentary Secretary Susan Truppe Celebrates International Day of the Girl

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of...

Oct 11, 2013, 13:00 ET

The Hon. K. Kellie Leitch Delivers Strong Message to United Nations on the International Day of the Girl

NEW YORK CITY, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - During an address to the United Nations Third Committee on the Advancement of Women, the Honourable Dr. K....

Oct 11, 2013, 11:29 ET

Statement by Minister of Status of Women on International Day of the Girl

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Today the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, issued the following statement on the...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:00 ET

Harper Government Launches Women's History Month

Canadian Women Pioneers: Inspiring Change Through ongoing Leadership TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch,...

Sep 05, 2013, 10:00 ET

Harper Government Partners with the Canadian Council of Muslim Women to Address Violence Against Women and Girls

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, and Kyle Seeback,...