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May 14, 2021

Have your say on the new National Long-Term Care Services Standard

At long last, Canadians will have an opportunity to present their views to the Health Services Organization (HSO).

May 10, 2021

Banning of Antibiotics in Meat Production

To McDonald's CEO, Chris Kempczinski, all major beef purchasers and suppliers, and national industry regulators

Apr 30, 2021

Update on Boosters and the Vaccines

The Government of Canada has announced they have secured COVID-19 vaccines and boosters from Pfizer for 2022 and 2023, with options to extend into 2024.

Apr 29, 2021

Senate bill aims to protect children from online pornography and human trafficking

It is often said that it takes a village to raise a child. This certainly requires the best efforts of parents to protect and guide their children. Grandparents and other family members all play an important part in a child’s life. In the modern world society also plays a crucial role in setting standards for the protection of minors. In fact, the best interest of the child is the framing principle of Canadian law.

Apr 23, 2021

Gender Equality: A review of the Budget delivered by Canada's first Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland

The budget comes at a critical time during a pandemic that has threatened Canada’s gender equality gains over the past 30 years. The investments presented will make a significant difference for women and for communities hit hardest due to long-standing disparities and discrimination. - VP Gov Affairs Maria Peluso

Apr 06, 2021

Gun Control and Bill C-21

Since the mid-1990's the National Council of Women has advocated for an end to gun violence in Canada.