Improving Canada’s Family Justice System

Our Government is proposing several changes to federal family law, in order to strengthen our family justice system and to put Canadian children first. Bill C-78 is the first major update of Canada’s family laws in 20 years, and proposes changes to┬áthe Divorce Act; the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act (GAPDA); and the Family…

Canada’s Women in Cleantech Challenge

The Women in Cleantech Challenge is a Canada-wide challenge for women cleantech innovators and entrepreneurs. If you have an idea regarding cleantech, you can submit it for a chance to win $1 million. Currently, women are underrepresented in the innovation economy and in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, math), and our Government is working to…

Let’s Talk Parks, Canada!

When it comes to our parks and protected places, our Government is committed to putting the environment first. Over 13,000 Canadians – an unprecedented number – provided their feedback on the future of Parks Canada through the “Let’s Talk Parks, Canada!” Round Table. On May 7th, Minister Catherine McKenna responded to public input and outlined…

Improving Women’s Economic Security

Our Government is a strong proponent of gender equity and bridging the gender gap, and we understand that investing in women creates a stronger Canada. Currently, women are disproportionately affected by economic insecurity, earning only 87 cents per dollar earned by men. Today we announced $10 million in funding for over 30 projects that address…