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Government of Canada announces agreement with the Canadian Women’s Foundation and Women’s Shelters Canada to provide funding for gender-based violence supports

The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, announced that an agreement had been reached with Women’s Shelters Canada and the Canadian Women’s Foundation to disburse up to $36.3 million of the funding from October 2020, to women’s shelters, sexual assault centres and other organizations providing supports and services to women experiencing violence.