Statistics Canada has released a new chapter, Women with Disabilities," from the publication Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. This chapter provides a broad statistical portrait of women with disabilities. The findings presented in The Daily focus on the use of mobility and agility-related devices, as well as transit used by women with disabilities compared with men with disabilities.
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The Women’s Justice Access Project, a collaborative effort between CAMH’s Provincial System Support Program (PSSP) and 10 community partners, is bringing free legal supports to the Toronto’s Fred Victor 24-Hour Women’s Drop-in.
The government of Ontario has reinforced its zero tolerance policy on the sexual abuse of patients by any regulated health professional, and implemented new programs and policies to keep people healthy.
Today, Ontario passed legislation to empower municipalities to be more open, accountable and flexible in responding to the needs of residents.
Ontario has a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as full-time workers, introducing paid sick days for every worker and stepping up enforcement of employment laws.
Recorded on May 29, 2017, this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses the different types of immigration status for non-citizen women in Canada and how status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship.
The May 2017 issue of the Pathways to Prosperity eBulletin is now available in English and French.
This research paper reports the results of a rapid assessment of health care needs and use of health care services among 400 Syrian refugees who arrived between November 2015 and November 2016 in Toronto.
Recorded on May 25, 2017 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews the pilot program that provides free independent legal advice (ILA), for survivors of recent and older cases of sexual assault.
In fall 2017, the province plans to introduce a bill that would, if passed, create "safe access zones" at specified health care facilities that offer women's reproductive services.