Provincial Council of Women Ontario (PCWO)
The aim of the Council of Women is to work for the betterment of conditions pertaining to family, community and society.
Members, such as BPW Ontario, try to accomplish this through interest and action in such areas as economics, education, health, environment, housing, justice, status of women, social development and seniors' issues.
Visit the PCWO website, click here.
Housing and Land Use Report - September/October 2013
Social Housing Strategies, Framework & Action Plan: Several organizations have put forward these plans over the last few years.
In Ontario, downtown city and private land for more social housing is increasingly difficult to acquire in larger than several small unit sites. These are, however, being planned & accomplished in several of our larger cities: Toronto, Hamilton, London & Ottawa. Smaller cities are slowly able to accommodate some of their most ...click here to read full report.
Leading Girls/Women Building Communities Awards - Recognition Program
The Leading Women Building Communities Recognition Program acknowledges and celebrates women who demonstrate exceptional leadership in working to improve the lives of others in their communities.
Past winners include women who have made a positive difference in their communities by acting as a positive role model, encouraging girls to get involved in non-traditional careers, and championing issues such as financial security, diversity and healthy relationships.
To nominate someone, simply fill the forms (below), answer three short questions about the nominee, and attach three letters of support. These letters must be unique to each nominee and should indicate how the nominee’s work has improved the lives of others. Letters may be submitted by a community leader, mentor, employer, or another individual who has experience volunteering with the nominee.
Submissions are sent to your local MPP. MPP must submit by January 24, 2014. Suggestion is to submit the nomination at least 10 days prior to deadline.
Complete information on the nomination forms.