Working women are worried

Poll shows Canadian women concerned that pandemic workplace accommodations won’t last TORONTO, June 15, 2022 – Fewer Canadian women are working full-time – 62 per cent, compared to 70 per cent before the COVID-19 pandemic – and nearly half say they are likely to quit their jobs if asked to return to the office full-time. The Prosperity Project’s 5th Canadian…

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Canada’s leading organization driving positive change for women achieves a remarkable milestone

The Prosperity Project marks its second year by realizing significant achievements TORONTO, May 24, 2022 – Today, The Prosperity Project reflects on the accomplishments the organization has achieved, since its inception during the early days of the Pandemic in May 2020. “During an extraordinary time, it is remarkable how much positive change for women our dedicated and committed volunteer leaders…

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Women 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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