Women in Alberta

How do we stack up?

June 12, 2017: The following documents were produced by the ministries of Treasury Board and Finance (Office of Statistics and Information) and Status of Women:

Women in Alberta: Population
Women in Alberta: Family Status
Women in Alberta: Education
Women in Alberta: Income and Paid Work

 

These are from the government of Alberta pages about Society and Community Statistics based on Alberta census information from Stats Canada collection.  While reading statistics can be boring, there information is presented in graphs that clearly show the differences between men and women, and including aboriginal peoples.   I would love to report some really interesting things, or new trends, but there isn't anything really surprising except that there really are numbers that prove what we have been saying. 

News and thoughts

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:38

June 12, 2017: The following documents were produced by the ministries of Treasury Board and Finance (Office of Statistics and Information) and Status of Women:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:52

There are plenty of ways to recognize the pioneering women who've made unique contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math. But GE chose an unorthodox strategy by creating custom-designed animations of 12 influential women in STEM and projecting them onto the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:09

|“Canada succeeds when women and girls are given opportunities to succeed.”

International Monetary Fund researchers say the federal government can afford to spend $8-billion annually to reduce the cost of child care spaces nationwide because the program would pay for itself.

The proposal is more than 10 times what the Liberals have promised to spend annually over the next decade on child care.

The IMF predicts the cash would... Read more

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 15:04

|“Just as we need to find opportunities to communicate with younger women, we need to find opportunities to communicate with men and get them involved so they can understand what we’re dealing with and what we want.”

At first glance, award-winning film Hidden Figures seems like your typical Oscar-nominated movie: great plot, superb actors, eye-catching visuals, and an inspiring story. But there’s more that meets the eye.

Based on a... Read more

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 16:10

|“Coding teaches our young people how to work as a team to solve difficult problems in creative ways.”– Navdeep Bains

​Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Navdeep Bains and Minister of Science Kirsty Duncan announced the launch of CanCode, a $50 million program dedicated to helping young Canadians learn digital and coding skills.

Through CanCode, the Government of Canada will provide funding to Canadian not-for-... Read more

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