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CCEW Events & Milestones


IDEAS4GenderEquality: EDI - Intersectional Pay Equity & Finding Your Ideal Employer - Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 

Kingston, Ontario (Seaway Coworking, 310 Bagot Street, K7K 3B5)

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Why Women's Economic Empowerment Means Business - October 5, 2019 - London, ON

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Community Building Event

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Unified and Purposeful Action: UN Women WE Empower Programme - April 23, 2019 - Clarington ON

Stephanie Dei april 23 2019

Stephanie Dei - UN National Coordinator for WE Empower was the keynote speaker.  Description: "Learn how the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) are advancing the Gender Equality Revolution. Discover how members in your community are thinking globally and acting locally and how you can be a part of history in the making."

Celebrating Women in STEM - Empowerment Gala Event - June 2018 

The CCEW was pleased to recognize industry leaders in STEM and to celebrate community advocates who empower women and girls to explore and succeed in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields of endeavour. 

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Women's Economic Empowerment Community Building Event

The event was hosted by BPW Bowmanville and Municipality of Clarington, Ontario

Congratulations to the recipients of the CCEW Empowerment Award at the Women's Economic Empowerment Community Event:

  • Carrie Andrews - Inner Bloom Coaching
  • Granville Anderson - MPP Clarington
  • Joanne Cox - BPW Durham
  • Barb Hore - BPW Brampton
  • Franny Jewitt - Impact Genetics
  • Heather Mott-Ellis - BPW Trenton & District
  • Marissa McTasney - Moxie Trades Ltd.
  • Linda Rice - BPW North Toronto
  • Corinna Traill - Barrister & Solicitor

Sponsors: Ontario Power Generation, Women Offering Knowledge and Skills (W.O.R.K), Municipality of Clarington and BPW Canada.

Recognition of CCEW signatories at Womens Empowerment Community Building Event Clarington

CCEW Empowerment Award Presentations

Financial Industry Stepping Up


scotiabankAs noted in the WE EMPOWER: Responsible Business Conduct in G7 Countries release, Scotiabank has set up 21 employee focus groups across Canada and its Pacific Alliance Countries ( Mexico, Peru, Chile & Columbia) to obtain feedback on the barriers to achieving gender balance in leadership roles.

They were recently recognized for their work aligned with the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPS) specifically:

  • Principle #1: Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality;

  • Principle #4: Promote education, training and professional development for women and;

  • Principle #6: Promote equality through community initiatives and advocacy at the Celebrating Women in STEM - Empowerment Gala.


Bank of Montreal

BMO by BPW CanadaBank of Montreal (BMO), McKenzie Box and Melissa Sampth-Persaud, accept a Commendation presented by BPW Canada, Vice President Karin Gorgerat, joined by BPW Ontario President Maide Yazar - October 25th, 2016.

Congratulations to BMO for its recognition at the 2017 Gender Equality Awards sponsored by Global Compact Network Canada for its progress related to:

  • Principle #1: Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality,

  • Principle #4: Promote education, training and professional development for women, and

  • Principle #5: Implement enterprise development, supply chain and marketing practices that empower women.

Check out the BMO submission on the Global Compact Network Canada website.

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Empowering Women Leaders Program

BPW Canada National Convention - Winnipeg, MB

Edwards CCEW AwardJill Salamon (right), Edwards School of Business, receives the CCEW Empowerment Award on behalf of the University of Saskatchewan Executive Education Program.  Doris Hall, BPW Women's Empowerment Chair (left) and Sheila Crook UN Global Champion for Women's Economic Empowerment (centre).

70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Celebration

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Signing Moments

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Canadian Societies/Other Organizations

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