City staff recommends that diversity on City's Advisory Committees better reflect the diversity of the City's residents! This is great news as the City begins to apply a gendered-intersectional lens to their initiatives! Click here for the staff report.
The new BC “Budget recommits to implement equity analysis of new provincial government programs through a GBA+ framework.” Key items in the budget include some funding for affordable childcare, housing and poverty reduction. Click on the provincial budget announcement for more information.
Today, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Status of Women Canada, with partners Equal Voice and the Canadian Women Foundation announced the launch of their latest partnership addressing gender parity in office at the local level: Toward Parity. Click here for the media release.