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.


Why I'm a BPW Member

  • BPW supports and assists women to be all they can be, improving women's lives worldwide. The friendships I have made over the years keep me in BPW. – Kingston member since 1983.

  • BPW has definitely helped me grow as a person and a business woman.  I feel much more comfortable talking to groups and I have learned numerous business skills. My life is definitely richer in many ways. – Barrie member since 2004

  • I belong to several business and networking groups but I particularly enjoy BPW as the members are diverse, approachable and supportive with a common shared interest in women’s issues. - London member since 2012.

  • BPW is a true sisterhood of women who are always there for one another when needed.  Their community involvement is exemplary as is their dedication to the plight of less fortunate women everywhere.  - Brampton member since 2002.

Equal Pay Day

#EqualPayDay in Ontario was April 10, 2018
Take Action Against Gender Wage Theft!
#EqualPayON

The close to 30% gender wage gap in Ontario is one of the largest in the world! Pay discrimination is not limited to one career or demographic, it affects women of all ages, races, and education levels – regardless of their family decisions.

Click here to learn about how you can make the difference and spread the word.

0% Gap by 2025