Sunday, February 10

This Week's Interesting Links

The federal budget is expected to come out at the end of February and the BCGEU believes Canada should invest in health care, child care, seniors care, and pharmacare.

NUPGE encourages you to send the Finance Minister your thoughts and ideas about why child care services are important for children and families and Canada’s economy through an online consultation on this website here.

Supreme Court denies adoptive mother maternity leave Birth parents continue to receive 15 weeks more leave from work than adoptive parents

A new report from the European Union looks at the representation of women and men in decision making positions in politics, the economy, and public administration throughout Europe.

Women often like municipal politics because they are local and non-partisan.

A recent report released by the management consulting firm Rosenzweig & Company found that the number of women in top executive positions has decreased from 37 to 31 over the last year

The generally accepted numbers are that one in every 67000 males is transgendered, or a woman inside a man's body

Justice Minister Rob Nicholson has flatly rejected calls to decriminalize prostitution and dismissed as a non-starter a Vancouver group's hopes of opening a "co-op" brothel in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics to provide a safer working environment for sex-trade workers.

1 comment:

Prole said...

Hi, sorry for the totally OT comment but I couldn't find an email address.

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