In The Spotlight

Gender Wage Gaps and Earnings Ratios in Ontario

Gender Wage Gaps and Earnings Ratios in Ontario

The Pay Equity Office has released its report and supplement on gender wage gaps and earnings ratios in Ontario with the latest Statistics Canada figures.

Women on Boards

Ontario is taking steps to ensure more women are represented on corporate boards and senior management teams in the province.

The government asked the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) to provide recommendations designed to increase the number of women in high-ranking positions.

The OSC held public consultations and is expected to make its recommendations in the fall of 2014.

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Major Initiatives

OWD 30th Anniversary

OWD 30th Anniversary

October is Women’s History Month, and 2013 marks the Ontario Women’s Directorate 30th anniversary! Join us in celebrating, remembering and looking forward.

OWD has played an important role in effecting and influencing change for women in Ontario. See an interactive timeline highlighting our shared past.

Learn more about Women’s History Month and the contributions of women to Ontario’s rich history.