Status of Women committee Thank you all for being here. Seniors deserve a better life. Loneliness among adults is a main issue, which leads to isolation. Even though the new horizons for seniors program is here, language and culture differences are the main barrier for seniors to participate in the commu
May 2nd, 2019Committee meeting
Status of Women committee Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Paula, for giving your testimony. I'm from Brampton. We have two Legion branches in Brampton: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 609 and Royal Canadian Legion Branch 15. Within DND, women hold 40% of positions; within the Canadian Armed Forces, t
Status of Women committee Have you noticed any improvement since 2015?
Status of Women committee How could the federal government help to create a safer and more inclusive workplace free from violence?
Status of Women committee Thank you. I'm also a member of the Standing Committee on Health. Our members are working on a study of the LGBTQ2 community. Do you find these people still face a level of discrimination within the CAF?
Status of Women committee Thank you. Do you think that giving a strong role to women in the CAF would change the culture?
Status of Women committee Thank you very much for sharing your experiences. With regard to the non-welcoming atmosphere to outsiders in the Canadian Armed Forces, Ms. Lalonde, you said that we can change that culture. Can you comment on that?
Status of Women committee Ms. Perron, thank you for taking that initiative with Silver Cross Mothers. I'm from Brampton South, where we have Diana Abel. I met with her. So thank you for the Silver Cross Mothers initiative. You sent the letter. We also heard about 20 spots for child care. Who made the dec
Status of Women committee In terms of a family-friendly CF, do you think increasing day care support is one solution for that?
Status of Women committee Ms. Perron, do you have any comment on that?
Status of Women committee What else can the federal government do? My colleagues asked that question. Do you have more, or any other, solutions or suggestions? This is for anyone. It's open.
Status of Women committee Thank you, Minister, for the great work you and your department are doing. I am representing Brampton South, where we have lots of youth looking for direction. Are you working on any strategy for youth in working towards gender equality? Can you explain?
May 16th, 2019Committee meeting