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International Women’s Day: Médgine Gourdet to host a reception at the Museum of Fine Arts

March 5, 2018 — On Thursday March 8, International Women’s Day, the Montréal branch of Business Professional Women is holding a cocktail reception featuring several distinguished guests who will be delivering a most inspiring message. The activity takes place at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, thus allowing guests to visit the exhibition Napoléon: Art and Court Life in the Imperial Palace.

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International Women’s Day – An Ode to Mentors

suhyeon-choi-104926On this International Women’s Day, we reached out to some strong, smart women we know – the in-house counsel in our LinkedIn group – and asked them to say a few words about the mentors that they credit with helping them with their professional advancement. We’re all made better by the passion, guidance, and helping hands of those who have come before us, and my favorite thing about mentorship is that it inspires each of us to reach out to the next person who can use our advice or guidance. We give back because we have been given to so freely.

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International Women’s Day: The Quebec Bar highlights Sharon Druker’s involvement

March 8, 2017 — As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Sharon G. Druker is taking part today in Les avocates à la conquête des domaines plus masculins: défis et solutions, an activity hosted by the Bar of Quebec for International Women’s Day. The Bar highlights this involvement with a special insert in the March edition of its Journal.

Our firm is proud of its involvement in women’s issues, with initiatives such as RSS au féminin or the recent presence of some of our lawyers at Soupe pour Elles.

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Gender equality arrives at last

Following the centenary of International Women’s Day on 8 March 2011, then Minister for the Status of Women, Kate Ellis, announced an overhaul of the EOWA regime.  In our May (click here) and November (click here) updates, we outlined the key changes foreshadowed by the Minister.  One year on and the much awaited Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Amendment Bill 2012 (Cth) (Bill) has been introduced to the House of Representatives.  The Bill is designed to give effect to a 2010 election campaign commitment to support gender equality and improve workforce participation and workplace flexibility. More…

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