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Government of Canada invests $1.3 million in three organizations supporting women in Newfoundland and Labrador 

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

A strong and vibrant women’s and equality-seeking movement is part of the foundation of a more inclusive Canada – one where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. The Government of Canada continues to support organizations that ensure all women, as well as victims and survivors of human trafficking, have the tools and supports they need to heal and regain control over their lives.


Government of Canada invests $2.8 million to help prevent human trafficking and support survivors and victims in British Columbia

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Human trafficking is an unconscionable crime that impacts the most vulnerable in Canada and around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it even more difficult to keep people safe, and help victims escape situations of human trafficking and access the supports they need. Indigenous women and girls, newcomers to Canada, Black and racialized women and those living in poverty are particularly at-risk of being trafficked.


Government of Canada announces over $3 million for six organizations advancing gender equality in the North

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people face intolerable inequities – something that has been made worse by the COVID19 pandemic in communities from coast to coast to coast. The Government of Canada is taking concrete action to address these inequities by supporting, and working with, organizations that empower Indigenous women, girls, 2SLGBTQQIA+ people, and other underrepresented people to overcome the challenges they face and fully participate in all aspects of economic and social life.


Government of Canada invests $1.1 million in two women’s organizations in Prince Edward Island 

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

Women’s organizations provide vital support to women and girls, helping them to be financially secure, live free from violence, and fully participate in all aspects of Canadian society. By investing in women’s organizations, the Government of Canada is helping ensure that women and their communities can prosper, now and in the future.


Government of Canada announces $1.72 million investment in 5 women’s and equality-seeking organizations in the prairies

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

A strong and vibrant women’s movement is part of the foundation of a more inclusive Canada, where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. The Government of Canada continues to support women’s and equality-seeking organizations to ensure women are given the opportunity to fully participate in Canada’s social, economic and democratic life.


Government of Canada invests nearly $7.3 million for nine organizations advancing gender equality in Ontario

| Women and Gender Equality Canada | news releases

A strong and vibrant women’s and equality-seeking movement is part of the foundation of a more inclusive Canada, where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. The Government of Canada continues to support organizations to ensure women and LGBTQ2 communities are given the opportunity to fully participate in Canada’s social, economic and democratic life.


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