International Women’s Day in Canada Recap Part 1

We ran out of time trying to finish this blog post. We will come back and finish it later, but we started to add events and programs that were announced during International Women’s Day. The Prime Minister,┬áJustin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on International Women’s Day: “Every day, women and girls strengthen our communities, […]

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International Women’s Day 2021

About International Women’s Day International Women’s Day 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. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality.  Marked annually on March 8th, International […]

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BMO Commits $1.2 Million to SheEO Programs Helping Women-Led Venture Companies Access Financing

BMO Bank of Montreal today deepened its commitment to women entrepreneurs and business owners with $1.2 million in funding provided to SheEO, a not-for-profit company which provides financial support to businesses led by women and non-binary people. This financial commitment will allow SheEO to fund twice as many ventures working to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in […]

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Make the Invisible Visible: Catalyst #BiasCorrect

Catalyst is observing International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 by challenging companies to join its #BiasCorrect “Make the Invisible Visible” global campaign, providing virtual backgrounds that encourage courageous conversations about unconscious bias in meetings. Catalyst research shows that invisible barriers for women in the workplace, particularly women of color, have proliferated in remote working during the pandemic: 1 in 5 women […]

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Calling all those with a passion for hockey! Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest returns

Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest returns on March 7th in the form of a free virtual summit, open to girls, young women and their families and friends with a passion for hockey. The hour-and-a-half virtual summit is dedicated to women’s hockey, and features sessions from Canadian hockey talent and Scotiabank Teammates Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Natalie Spooner and P.K. Subban, among others. “As […]

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