Women

Sisters in Spirit

Sisters In Spirit

In 2010, the Sisters in Spirit database project was cut by the federal government, and new initiatives were announced, including another database on missing persons run by the RCMP.

Unions advocating equal pay

Unions advocating equal pay

In 2009 the budget bill C-10 was passed in the House of Commons. The Conservatives, with the support of the Liberals, accepted it in its entirety.

New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity

New Brunswick Coalition for Pay Equity

In April 2010, the Coalition was informed by Status of Women Canada (SWC) that funding for activities would not be renewed.

MATCH International

MATCH International

In April 2010, MATCH International's funding from CIDA was cut, with losses representing 75 per cent of the organization’s total budget. 

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

After the Harper Government changed the mandate of Status of Women Canada and banned the use of federal funds for advocacy on women’s issues, funding for CERA by Status of Women Canada was cut.

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