Work & Pay Equity

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COVID-19 has pushed women's participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in three decades, with 1.5 million women losing their jobs in the first two months of the recession.

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Women make up 70% of all pandemic-related job losses in Canada.

— Speech from the Throne to open the Second Session of the 43rd Parliament of Canada, September 2020

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