News

Sep 19, 2020

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, feminist pioneer and progressive icon, dies at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trailblazer who fought for gender equality as a lawyer and became a beloved hero of the progressive movement as a justice, died on Friday of complications from pancreatic cancer.

Sep 11, 2020

Virtual Summit - Culture Change in Long-Term Care in Quebec

Great to see that of the 260+ participants who attended the recent Virtual Summit on "Cultural Change in Long-Term Care in Quebec" that Penny Rankin and I were joined by many other MCW members.

Sep 09, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Month: Talking about suicide saves lives

Every year, 160 million people worldwide contemplate suicide and, tragically, 800,000 of them die by suicide. On average, suicides claim the lives of 12 Canadians per day, totalling over 4,000 deaths per year of which 1,100 are from Quebec residents.

Sep 03, 2020

MCW IS REBRANDING!

Starting Thursday, September 3rd, the MCW will be rebranding!

Aug 28, 2020

Expert’s take: Four lessons from COVID-19 that should shape policy decisions everywhere

All crises have gendered impacts – simply put, they affect women and men, girls and boys in different ways.

Aug 27, 2020

Covid19 hasn't stopped #MCWAction and Advocacy!

Government Affairs and Advocacy have been busy promoting actions that will enhance the Montreal Council of Women's mission.