Female business and community leaders of the Prosperity Project laud the collaborative work of the federal government with the provinces to create historic agreement for Canadian women

Federal and Ontario government commitment is much-needed investment in Ontario economy and working families TORONTO, March 28, 2022 – The Prosperity Project commends the federal and Ontario governments for today’s funding announcement to support the creation of a sustainable national childcare program to address the needs of working families. This long-term commitment to improving working parents’ ability to participate in…

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Women with intersecting identities underrepresented in Canadian leadership

Second annual report card paints a groundbreaking picture of over 21,000 women leaders, revealing Corporate Canada still has much work to do TORONTO, February 16, 2022 — The Prosperity Project’s second Annual Report Card on Gender Diversity and Leadership: Zero Report finds little progress is being made to advance gender and racial diversity at the leadership level of Canada’s largest…

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Job flexibility, mental health supports are top Canadian priorities, especially for women

Poll identifies priority needs – from government, employers and family TORONTO, February 1, 2022 – Flexible working hours, free at-home testing kits, safe re-opening of schools and mental health supports are among the top priorities for Canadians at this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest Prosperity Project cross-country poll. Conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights in partnership with…

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Canadian youth – particularly young women – report increased anxiety, depression and stress

The Prosperity Project tracking poll also shows optimism about job prospects TORONTO, July 21, 2021 – More than half of Canadian youth, and nearly two-thirds of young women, feel that their anxiety, depression and stress levels are higher now than at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest Prosperity Project tracking poll.    Conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights in partnership with The Prosperity Project, the third cross-country survey found 55% of Canadian youth (16-29…

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Canada’s Leaders Welcome Historic Investment in Early Learning and Childcare

$30 billion commitment is much-needed investment in economy, women and younger Canadians who are the future of the country TORONTO, April 20, 2021 – The Prosperity Project commends the federal government for the long-awaited funding announcement to support the creation of a sustainable national childcare program and the investment in our youngest Canadians. Despite the vast amount of work required…

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Matching Initiative Provides Lifeline to Non-Profits Devastated by the Pandemic

The Prosperity Project teams up with Accenture, Canadian Medical Association, The Globe and Mail and Magnet to help women and girls by offering professional support and mentoring TORONTO, April 14, 2021 – A new cross-Canada program will provide hard-hit non-profit organizations (NPOs) with free business expertise, enabling them to continue operations and bolster their in-house skills. Launched by The Prosperity…

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