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Status of Women committee  For sure that is an excellent example of a gender-based analysis approach to the work that you did. As I said earlier, there's a requirement for gender-based analysis work to be done on any programming that's coming into place through memorandums to cabinet, any new programs that

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  I'm going to start on this with the women's entrepreneurship strategy, and then I'm going to turn it over to Suzanne to talk about the strategy. As Minister Monsef spoke about earlier, the women's entrepreneurship strategy was introduced. The amount of money that's available for

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  We received money in operating dollars, which is money we can use to have contacts with organizations or to operate within our own organization to hire staff, but we wanted to use that money for community organizations to work in the community, specifically, for this particular f

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  Thank you for the question. We are looking at figuring out, making sure that we're going to come back in terms of the amount of resources that are going to Manitoba in all of the areas. We've definitely seen, at our quick glance, that there are projects in Manitoba in all of th

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  Okay, great.

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  We would absolutely be happy to do that. There are folks who work in our western region that do visits and outreach in all of the provinces and territories, so that would be no problem.

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  We supported a number of projects that related not only to leadership, economic empowerment and violence that does focus on looking at some of the imbalances created in society and making sure we're addressing those imbalances in the projects we support. We have many specific exa

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  I will start, and I'm going to ask Suzanne to add a little. The minister mentioned earlier, and I think we mentioned the last time we were here that the role and the use of GBA+ has expanded so much over the last number of years. We are now required in terms of cabinet submissio

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  Thank you very much for the question. It's a very direct answer. The $300,000 was in operating budget, as you said. Moving that money into grants and contributions allowed us to do programming for specific projects related to men and boys, because in operating dollars, you can't

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  This allowed us to do projects on the ground to support some of the work that we talked about yesterday related to men and boys. There are four projects that we were working on. I'll list a few of them. There's the Alberta Council of Women's Shelters. Some of the projects were

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  It's working with the University of Calgary

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner

Status of Women committee  Those projects were used to support projects related to men and to build awareness and healthy masculinity.

February 27th, 2020Committee meeting

Nancy Gardiner