Substantial pay gap between men and women persists

Alberta women were most likely to have left an organization due to a colleague of equal standing but different gender receiving greater compensation

Substantial pay gap between men and women persistsA substantial compensation gap persists between men and women in Canada, according to a new study by Leger Research commissioned by ADP Canada.  The results, which were released on Thursday, revealed that women continue to earn less than men in salary. Based on self-reported numbers, the study found that women earned an average pre-tax salary…

Slight increase of women directors on corporate boards

Among the 31,266 director seats for 10,108 corporations in Canada in 2017, Statistics Canada said 18.1 per cent were held by women

Slight increase of women directors on corporate boardsNew data released by Statistics Canada on Tuesday says the number of women directors on corporate boards has increased slightly in recent years. Among the 31,266 director seats for 10,108 corporations in 2017, the federal agency said 18.1 per cent were held by women, which was a slight increase from 2016 when 17.8 per cent…

Calgary women in business awards seeks nominees

Nominations close Jan.10 for the inaugural event, which will recognize seven female business leaders and one male in Calgary

Calgary women in business awards seeks nomineesCalgary Influential Women in Business Awards organizers are requesting nominations across eight categories. The awards, to be hosted by Axis Connect and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, will recognize seven female business leaders and one male. “Calgary has many great leaders that have risen through the ranks to become senior executives, entrepreneurs and mentors in…

We need more women driving agri-food innovation

A new report shows women are much more adept at driving change and managing results in startups, yet they struggle to find funding

We need more women driving agri-food innovationA recent report on agri-tech startup funding provided some compelling numbers but it barely received attention. And when it comes to what it reveals about gender discrepancies, it deserves attention. More and more venture capital is being invested in the sector, which is great news. But these funds apparently aren’t serving all demographics equally. Some…
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