This report looks at the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic security of women in Canada and the current efforts to respond to urgent economic need in the short- to medium-term, as well as demands for fundamental systemic change moving forward. Do Canada’s pandemic responses measure up? Are they providing essential financial support to those in need? Are they working to eliminate systemic barriers facing women—and marginalized women, in particular—in the labour market? Are they setting a course for an intersectional feminist recovery—one that not only recovers lost ground, but also tackles long-standing economic disparities?
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says the Trudeau government is "hypocritical" for celebrating Indigenous culture on National Indigenous Peoples Day while still fighting Indigenous kids in court and delaying action on the MMIWG and TRC reports.