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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...

Sep 30, 2014, 15:13 ET

Minister Leitch announces Advisory Council on Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders

Harper Government continues to support the success of Canadian women in business MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K....

Sep 10, 2014, 11:45 ET

Minister Leitch announces expert panel on championing and mentorship for women entrepreneurs

Harper Government continues promoting economic and leadership opportunities for Canadian women TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the...

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...