News releases from Status of Women (Page 6)

Debbie Eisan, Dreams Fulfilled

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Following is a feature in honour of Remembrance Day prepared by the Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Thirza Blackmore's Quest To Serve

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Following is a feature in honour of Remembrance Day prepared by the Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Lest We Forget The Women

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NOTE: Following is a feature in honour of Remembrance Day prepared by the Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Non-Partisan Campaign School for Women Begins Dec. 2

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Despite being more than half the population, women make up less than one-fifth of representatives in any elected body in Nova Scotia.

Lecture to Honour, Remember and Thank Women

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The contributions of Halifax women to the First World War will be celebrated in a lecture by Halifax historian Janet Guildford on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Women, Work and Care: Policy at the Crossroads

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About 40 young and diverse women will have a direct channel to public policy-makers at a forum in Halifax later this week.

Increasing Women's Involvement in Municipal Decision-making

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Nova Scotia needs more women in municipal government and stronger supports for their input in municipal decision-making.

Publication Helps Teens Plan for Future

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A new publication from the Advisory Council on the Status of Women helps teenaged girls make good decisions about their futures. Guide for Girls discusses preparing for work and career, relationships with friends and family, money management and community involvement. It was released in Halifax today, Oct. 5.

Advisory Council Welcomes New Members

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Four women from across the province have been named to the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Province Investing in Opportunities for Nova Scotia Women

Energy (June 2002 - July 2018) / Status of Women

More young Nova Scotia women will explore careers in science, trades and technology thanks, in part, to a $60,000 Department of Energy investment in the Techsploration program. Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, Status of Women Minister, recently presented the cheque to Techsploration executive director Tricia Robertson in Halifax.

Partners Research Women's Political Involvement

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Nova Scotia women will be asked about their involvement in municipal government decision-making during focus group sessions taking place until July 19.

Advisory Council Welcomes New Chair

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Sonja Power of Amherst has been elected chair of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women. She was welcomed at a reception in the Red Chamber, Province House, Halifax, today, April 19.

A Stable Business And Lots Of Horsing Around

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When Olga Comeau was two years old, she ran away from home. The allure? A set of hoof prints that beckoned the youngster to follow. She has been following that path ever since.

Stellarton Businesswoman On The Road Again

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When the industrial tools and safety equipment firm that Linda MacDonald worked for went into receivership, she upped and started her own company. And not just any company. She decided that by specializing and not getting too big, she could succeed where her former employer had failed.

Pausing on the Journey to Economic Equality

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The achievement of economic equality remains a prime concern for today's women, with good reason.

Project Will Increase Women's Involvement in Municipal Government

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Project Will Increase Women's Involvement in Municipal Government

Survey Will Explore Caregiving Relationships

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A new study in Nova Scotia will explore how much and what kind of caregiving takes place in the province and how it affects caregivers' health and well-being.

Documentary of Cumberland County African Nova Scotian Women Premieres

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Documentary of Cumberland County African Nova Scotian Women Premieres

Nova Scotians Can Eliminate Violence Against Women

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Nova Scotians Can Eliminate Violence Against Women

Equality and the Supreme Court of Canada Topic of Address

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STATUS OF WOMEN--Equality and the Supreme Court of Canada Topic of Address