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The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015

Author Kate McInturff, Courtney Lockhart
Title The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015
Year July 2015
ISBN ISSN 978-1-77125-222-5
Subtitle The Gender Gap in Canada’s 25 Biggest Cities
Publisher Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publisher URL URL
Place of Publication Ottawa, Ontario
Publication Type Report
Location Online
Pages 82
CRRF Identifier WR-WE-BR-OR-4622
Last modified 2016-05-19
English Abstract

"This report is intended to provide an annual measure of the gaps that exist between men and women in communities across Canada. It is also a reminder that with the right choices and policies these gaps can be closed. Governments, communities and individuals across the country are working to make women’s lives better and to close the gaps in men’s and women’s well-being. Cities have much to learn from one another. Looking at which city fares the worst and best in terms of gender equality isn’t about winning the cup, it’s about identifying what works in one community and bringing it home to another—so that every city in Canada is a good place to be a woman."