As we move towards economic recovery, our efforts to rebuild and recover from the impacts the pandemic has had on Canadians provides us with the opportunity to reflect on some of the inequalities facing women and girls, across diverse groups, and to consider what needs to be done to achieve true equality for women.
On the front lines of the pandemic, women make up a high proportion of workers providing health services. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The statistics speak for themselves—the strength and resilience of women in their communities, workplaces, front lines, and households goes beyond numbers.
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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.