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Source: Government of Canada – MIL OSI in French 2

Women’s organizations provide critical services to our communities : they help women and girls to achieve financial security, to escape the violence and to participate fully in all aspects of our economy and our society.

On August 30, 2019 – Sainte-Julie (Quebec) – Women and gender Equality in Canada

Women’s organizations provide critical services to our communities : they help women and girls to achieve financial security, to escape the violence and to participate fully in all aspects of our economy and our society. Yet, for far too long, these agencies have been under-funded, under-estimated and undermined. The government of Canada recognizes the vital importance of women’s organizations to the women’s movement, and understands that the most effective way of advancing gender equality is to maintain and develop the capacity of these organizations to carry out their valuable work.

That is why today, Michel Picard, mna for Montarville, has announced, on behalf of the honourable Miriam Monsef, minister of international Development and minister for Women and gender Equality, the government of Canada will invest 115 408 $ in the Center of women Between the Wings, Sainte-Julie, to promote the growth of the body, especially in enabling him to develop a new strategy for the defence of rights, to prepare a strategic plan and build partnerships so that it can advance gender equality.

Centre of women Between the Wings is part of the approximately 250 women’s organizations and aboriginal organizations in the service of women in Canada selected to receive funding from the government of Canada under the capacity building Fund. The following represents the allocation of $ 100 million over five years, announced in the Budget of 2018, to promote the viability and sustainability of the movement of women from one end of Canada to another.

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“With these historic investments, we recognize the contribution of women and women’s organizations that are working to break down barriers and to them we express our gratitude, knowing the meagre resources at their disposal in recent decades. The women’s movement in Canada has claimed a reliable source of funding, predictable and accessible to ensure the sustainability of its work. As we have heard. Our funding is stable and flexible will help these agencies in Sainte-Julie, to grow and to continue

The honorable Maryam Monsef, C. P., députéeMinistre of international Development and minister for Women and gender Equality

“The funding from the government of Canada is essential because it helps to stabilize the programs and services offered by women’s organizations. It is also challenging because it gives to organizations such as the Center of women Between the Wings of the additional flexibility which enables them to increase their resources and commit their initiatives in new directions and creative to support the women in the Montérégie region. This federal investment reaffirms our commitment to the values of diversity, equality and cooperation. “

Michel PicardDéputé-de-Montarville

“Our mission is to provide women with an environment is open and supportive in which they can discover their strengths and face the challenges of life. Thanks to funding from the government of Canada, we will be able to establish a strategy for the future and maintain our advocacy efforts and networking. Defend the well‑being of women is not an easy task, but this financial support will provide us with the resources we need to continue to bring down barriers to gender equality. “

Christine Fortier, the speaker of environment and coordinator of projetCentre of women Between the Wings

Quick facts

The Budget of 2018 included investments of $ 100 million over five years to support the viability and sustainability of the women’s movement in Canada. In the wake of these historic investments, the Budget to 2019 has announced the awarding of additional funds to the Program for the advancement of women of the department: $ 160 million over a period of five years, starting in 2019-2020. The program provides funding to eligible organizations to enable them to carry out projects that aim to address systemic barriers to equality between the sexes, and these additional funds will focus its annual budget to $ 100 million in 2023-2024.

This funding will enable women’s organizations and aboriginal organizations in the service of women to take action to address the systemic barriers that hinder the progress of women

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Braeson HollandAttaché of presseCabinet of the minister of Women and Equality of the genres343-549-8825

Valerie HachéConseillère main communicationsMinistère of Women and the Equality of genres819-420-8684

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure is not be perfect.

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