Working Hard for Gender Equality
As a government, gender equality is at the top of our agenda. Since being elected, we have…
- Created an innovative Gender Equality Advisory Council to promote a truly transformative G7 agenda.
- Invested $10 million in funding for projects that address the root causes of economic insecurity for women in communities across Canada.
- Supported community women’s organizations by investing $100 million, over five years, in the Women’s Program.
- Implemented a new Women Entrepreneurship Strategy that includes: new financing for women entrepreneurs, regionally tailored support to women entrepreneurs and expanded export services and opportunities through the Business Women in International Trade program.
- Appointed Canada’s first-ever gender-balanced cabinet.