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Jun 28, 2010 - Status of Women
Assistance to the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre
The provincial government is providing funding to the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre. The $200,000 in funding is part of a three-year agreement between the Women’s Issues Branch and the cent .....
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Jun 14, 2010 - Status of Women
Violence prevention pilot project for First Nations
A new pilot project was launched today by Esgenoopetitj First Nation, the Women's Issues Branch and Partners For Youth Inc. to create a sustainable framework for teen relationship violence prevention.
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Dec 4, 2009 - Status of Women
National Day of Remembrance and Action observed
A memorial service to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was held today in memory of the 14 young women killed at l'École Polytechnique in Montreal on Dec .....
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Oct 1, 2009 - Status of Women
Dialogue forum held on violence against Aboriginal women
Women leaders of the province’s First Nations communities and Aboriginal organizations participated in the Dialogue Forum on Violence against Aboriginal Women, held last Thursday in Fredericton.
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Sep 8, 2009 - Status of Women
Respectful Workplace Week, Sept. 7-13
Premier Shawn Graham has signed a declaration recognizing the week of Sept. 7-13 as Respectful Workplace Week. From left: Marilyn Noble, co-chair of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Viol .....
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Aug 24, 2009 - Status of Women
Minister Schryer presents cheque to Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation
Minister responsible for the Status of Women Mary Schryer recently presented a cheque for $5,000 to Linda Whyte, president of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation, for a silver-level sponsorship in .....
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Jul 21, 2009 - Status of Women
Wage gap action plan scholarship recipients announced
The 53 recipients of the Wage Gap Action Plan Scholarship for 2009 were announced today by Mary Schryer, minister responsible for the status of women. Forty-two women and 11 men were awarded scholars .....
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May 1, 2009 - Status of Women
Funding for services helping victims of sexual assault
The Women's Issues Branch is making an investment of $125,000 to the Fredericton Sexual Assault Crisis Centre (FSACC). The investment is part of the action plan, A Better World for Women: Moving Forwa .....
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Apr 29, 2009 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
Research grant presented
Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister T.J. Burke presented a research grant worth $30,000 on behalf of the Women’s Issues Branch to Carmen Gill, director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Fam .....
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Mar 16, 2009 - Status of Women
Quispamsis achieves pay equity
The Town of Quispamsis is the first English-speaking municipality in New Brunswick to achieve pay equity for its employees. Minister of Social Development Mary Schryer, who is also minister responsibl .....
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Mar 16, 2009 - Status of Women
Outreach program to be established in Kennebecasis Valley
An outreach program designed to improve women's access to critical support and services will soon be available in the Kennebecasis Valley, thanks to an investment of $50,000 made by the Government of .....
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Jan 15, 2009 - Status of Women
Calendars for domestic violence awareness
Raising awareness of domestic violence in the community through visual representations constitutes a great contribution to the objectives of the action plan, A Better World for Women: Moving Forwa .....
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Dec 5, 2008 - Status of Women
National Day of Remembrance and Action observed
A memorial service to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was led today by Mary Schryer, the minister responsible for the status of women. The service was .....
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Nov 26, 2008 - Status of Women
Family Violence Community Quilt project unveiled
Students from l’École Grande-Rivière in Saint-Léonard were on hand for the unveiling of the Family Violence Community Quilt project today in the Legislative Assembly rotunda.  The project, Stitching S .....
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Oct 28, 2008 - Status of Women
November is Family Violence Prevention Month
Premier Shawn Graham signed a declaration this morning at the Centennial Building, recognizing November as Family Violence Prevention Month.
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Dec 6, 2007 - Status of Women
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
A memorial service was held today in the lobby of the Centennial Building in Fredericton in recognition of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The day each year serve .....
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Sep 7, 2007 - Status of Women
Grant to help prevent youth dating violence
The Province of New Brunswick has presented a gift on behalf of Governor General Michaëlle Jean to the Making Waves/Vague par vague organization in support of their work to prevent dating violence amo .....
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May 22, 2007 - Status of Women
Employers' conference highlights tools to address wage gap
A conference for New Brunswick employers, businesspeople and interested stakeholders was held today in Fredericton to help them better understand and deal with the wage gap in their workplaces. Pictur .....
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May 18, 2007 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
Official launch of new domestic violence court
The province's new specialized domestic violence court celebrated its first month of operation today at a news conference marking its official launch. The court, which is located in Moncton and presid .....
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May 9, 2007 - Status of Women
First progress report on wage gap action plan released
The first annual progress report on the government's five-year Wage Gap Action Plan, Facing the Economic Imperative, was tabled today in the legislature by Family and Community Services Minister Carme .....
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Feb 20, 2007 - Status of Women
Province introduces new career-planning website
N.B. Career Surf, a new career-planning website, is now online as a resource for young New Brunswickers. Carmel Robichaud, Minister responsible for the Status of Women, announced the launch of the web .....
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Oct 3, 2006 - Social Development
New Minister
Carmel Robichaud signs the register to become Minister of Family and Community Services and Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, in the presence of Lt.-Gov. Herménégil .....
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Jul 27, 2006 - Justice and Consumer Affairs
Moncton announced as site of first specialized domestic violence court
New Brunswick's first specialized domestic violence court will be located in Moncton. Minister responsible for the Status of Women Joan MacAlpine-Stiles, Justice and Consumer Affairs Minister Bruce F .....
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May 27, 2005 - Status of Women
Minister receives Muriel McQueen Fergusson Award
The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation today presented Margaret-Ann Blaney with its Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Award. Presented annually, the award is named in honour of the foundation's pat .....
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Apr 19, 2005 - Status of Women
Government acting to assist child victims of abuse and neglect
The Government of New Brunswick is moving to better co-ordinate support services for child victims of abuse and neglect. The Child Victims of Abuse and Neglect Protocols were released today by Trainin .....
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Mar 23, 2004 - Status of Women
Release of Woman Abuse Protocols (04/03/23)
Several new tools to help address woman abuse were unveiled today by Training and Employment Development Minister Margaret-Ann Blaney, Minister responsible for the Status of Women.
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