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$1 for the first 3-Months of CanWCC Membership

To support women-identified entrepreneurs, founders, and business owners during this challenging and uncertain time, CanWCC is providing the first 3-months of membership for one dollar ($1).

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This offer expires on June 30, 2020We are extending this offer to September 30, 2020!

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Latest News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement on Holodomor Memorial Day:

📣 Attention young Canadians! Help protect yourself and your community from #COVID19 by using the #COVIDAlert app. Download it here:

#Reminder: Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Freeland will deliver the 2020 Fall Economic Statement with information on the current state of the economy and Canada’s #COVID19 response. #EconomicResponse

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We’re helping to increase awareness & reduce the stigma of #FASD in Quebec through a project with the Association pour la santé publique du Québec. The investment of nearly $1M announced today will help support this initiative and prevent FASD in Canada.

Canadians deserve to live their lives in comfort and dignity. Yet, only 30% of people have access to #palliative care. This Action Plan on #PalliativeCare provides next steps for #HealthCanada to help improve end-of-life care in Canada.

The @NCCDH_CCNDS is helping to address inequalities in our society that affect the health of Canadians. I was pleased to visit them today at @stfxuniversity and announce an eight-year renewal of their funding. #HealthEquity #HealthResearch

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List of Resources

Government: Federal


Additional Support for Canadian Businesses from the Economic Impacts of COVID-19: An explanation of various supports for businesses (e.g. extension of tax filing dates, loan programs for businesses).


Canada Emergency Response Benefit: How to Apply


Assistance from Regional Development Agencies

Advocacy and Policy


UN Women (2020). COVID-19: How to include marginalized and vulnerable people in risk communication and community engagement.


Gender and the Economy Research and Insights: Gender inequality and COVID-19


Centre for feminist foreign policy: Feminist resources on the pandemic


Helen Lewis’s article in the Atlantic (March 19, 2020): The Coronavirus is a disaster for feminism.

Consolidated Resource Lists


Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH): A comprehensive list of resources sourced from WEKH's network and program partners.

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CBC News Compilation: Financial help for Canadians affected by COVID-19