Women

Well.ca launches a new patient education portal to drive access to information on emerging and innovative care

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Well.ca today announced the launch of a new patient education portal, providing patients with a trusted source for therapeutic guidance on new and emerging approaches to care. Through this portal, patients will be able to virtually connect with wellness professionals for a variety of personalized services, conveniently delivered through telehealth. The portal is available in […]

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New Plan International Canada research shows large majority of Canadians support free menstrual hygiene products in schools and in the workplace

Plan International Canada, in partnership with Nanos Research, conducted two scientific surveys of 2,028 females and 1,007 males in Canada in May 2019, which examined the attitudes and behaviours of girls, women, boys and men towards menstruation, and support for free menstrual hygiene products in a range of settings including the workplace, public places and schools. This research highlights the social, emotional and financial costs of menstruation, especially for women under 25. (CNW Group/Plan International Canada)

To mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, Plan International Canada today released new data that suggests Canadian menstruators continue to face challenges when it comes to affording, accessing and talking about menstrual hygiene products, amplified by the fact that men and boys remain uncomfortable talking about women’s health, including periods. The research reveals almost two-thirds […]

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Heart & Stroke and Manulife team up to make this Mother’s Day all about women’s heart and brain health

Heart & Stroke and Manulife launch Mother's Day campaign with e-cards that raise funds for women's heart and brain health. (CNW Group/Heart and Stroke Foundation)

Heart & Stroke and Manulife want the public to say ‘I love you mom’ this Mother’s Day, while raising funds for women’s heart disease and stroke research. The campaign encourages people to go to http://heartandstroke.ca/mothersday to make a donation and send a personalized e-card in honour of their mom.  All donations will generously be matched […]

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BMO Financial Group to Host Panel Discussion on Economic Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs

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Ahead of International Women’s Day, BMO Financial Group will host a panel discussion on women, covering personal investing in the era of the gig economy, careers and financial and leadership advice for female entrepreneurs. When Tuesday March 5th, 2019: 10:00 – 11:00 AM ET Where Facebook Live: Click here for details Who Moderator:Joanna Rotenberg, Group […]

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International Women’s Day 2019

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International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme: #BalanceforBetter International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 […]

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