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Workplace Strategies to Advance Women's Participation in the Workplace

Hosted a two-day Symposium on Women and the Workplace at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

At the event, 240 Canadian leaders and champions of workplace gender equality and diversity shared best practices to inspire and advance women’s participation in the workplace. Presenters and participants came from the public and private sector, unions, academia, industry and human resource associations and civil society organizations.workplace symposium

This report provides strategies and resources employers can use to advance women’s participation in the workplace. It is based on presentations and discussions held during a two-day Symposium on Women and the Workplace held at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in May 2019.

Symposium Report and additional Resources

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Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector

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"The Global Compact Network Canada (GCNC) is proud to announce that the Government of Canada is investing in funding the GCNC for a three-year project to engage the private sector in eliminating barriers faced by women in the workplace, and act as a responsible accelerator to advance gender equality.

This three-year project is entitled Gender Equality Leadership in the Canadian Private Sector. It focuses on engaging corporate partners to develop, test, and implement a set of tools leading to a blueprint for gender equality in the private sector, a maturity model assessment tool, and a resource database."

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