Women's Issues News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/women/news.html Women's Issues News Releases International Women’s Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0096.html Service New Brunswick Minister Sherry Wilson, who is also the minister responsible for women’s equality, released the following statement in recognition of International Women’s Day: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 15:48:00 -0400 New award announced to honour inspiring women and celebrate gender equality http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.03.0094.html A new award will recognize inspiring New Brunswick women and will celebrate progress towards gender equality. Fri, 06 Mar 2020 13:45:00 -0400 New network established to address domestic homicide in the four Atlantic provinces http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2020.01.0026.html The establishment of the regional Atlantic Domestic Homicide Review Network by the Atlantic Canada premiers at their recent meeting will lead to better prevention efforts and enhance the work of New Brunswick’s domestic violence death review committee, according to Service New Brunswick Minister Sherry Wilson, who is also minister responsible for Women’s Equality. Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:24:00 -0400 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.12.0654.html A candlelight memorial and panel discussion was held today on the 30th anniversary of the massacre of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:22:00 -0400 Changes to program promoting women in skilled trades deemed a success http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0362.html Changes to a program that encourages girls to explore careers in trades and technology is credited for almost tripling the number of girls participating compared to previous years. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 15:25:00 -0400 Government receives final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.06.0360.html The provincial government has received the final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:48:00 -0400 May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.05.0271.html Service New Brunswick Minister Sherry Wilson, who is also the minister responsible for women’s equality, met with officials at the Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre and signed a declaration recognizing May as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Wed, 01 May 2019 09:45:00 -0400 Silent Witness Project debuts documentary commemorating First Nation women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0189.html A documentary entitled The Silent Witness Journey: Two Women’s Stories was launched today in Fredericton during a symposium on intimate partner violence and homicide. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:10:00 -0400 International Women’s Day http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2019.03.0158.html Service New Brunswick Minister Sherry Wilson, who is also the minister responsible for women’s equality, is encouraging New Brunswickers to celebrate International Women’s Day today. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 12:01:00 -0400 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.12.1313.html A candlelight memorial to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was held today in Fredericton in memory of the 14 young women killed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal 29 years ago. Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:16:00 -0400 Private sector pay equity pilot program a success: minister http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1171.html A pilot program aimed at expanding pay equity within the private sector is off to a successful start, according to Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. To date, 145 employers have received certificates for successfully completing the government’s pay equity learning module. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:15:00 -0400 Paid leave for individuals subject to domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence available Sept. 1 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/post-secondary_education_training_and_labour/news/news_release.2018.08.1160.html Regulations providing workplace leave for individuals who experience domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence will take effect Sept. 1. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:49:00 -0400 Investment of $1.425 million for implementation of sexual violence framework http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.08.1153.html The provincial government is investing $1.425 million over the next two years to begin the implementation of a comprehensive sexual violence framework and growing to $1.6 million annually in 2020-21. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:54:00 -0400 Silent Witness Project dedicates new silhouettes, video commemorating First Nation women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2018.06.0816.html Silent Witness silhouettes honouring two First Nation women who lost their lives because of gender-based violence were dedicated today. Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:40:00 -0400 Sun, 08 Mar 2020 15:48:00 -0400