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Jun 26, 2015, 16:27 ET

Minister Leitch releases progress report for women on boards

Harper Government taking strong action to support women's economic prosperity OTTAWA, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K....

Jun 25, 2015, 17:08 ET

Minister Leitch meets with Charity Wallace, Vice President, Global Women's Initiatives, George W. Bush Presidential Centre

OTTAWA, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Labour and Status of Women Minister Dr. Kellie Leitch, meets with Charity Wallace, Vice President, Global Women's...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:00 ET

Persons Case Awards 2015 - Nominate Someone!

Canadians have until July 31 to submit nominations for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case OTTAWA, June 25, 2015...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:00 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, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Status of Women Canada is calling for nominations for the 36th Annual Governor General's Awards in Commemoration...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:30 ET

Harper Government supports economic opportunities for women in communications and technology sectors

TORONTO, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced Government...

May 20, 2015, 13:55 ET

Harper Government creating export opportunities for Canadian business women - Labour and Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch concludes first-ever women's trade mission to São Paulo, Brazil

OTTAWA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, concluded a successful...

May 19, 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, May 19, 2015...

May 16, 2015, 10:00 ET

Harper Government creating export opportunities for Canadian business women

LABOUR AND STATUS OF WOMEN MINISTER KELLIE LEITCH LEADS FIRST-EVER WOMEN'S TRADE MISSION TO SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL OTTAWA, May 16, 2015 /CNW/...

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...