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.

Women's Rights

  • LEAF - The Women's Legal Education and Action Fund is a national non-profit organization working to promote equality for women and girls in Canada.
  • UNIFEM - United Nations Development Fund For Women - Working for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality.


Health / Fitness

Athletes (Canadian) & Sports

Resources & Information

  • Archives of Ontario - Provincial Government information resource: 77 Grenville Street, Unit 300, Toronto, ON M5S 1B3

BPW Worldwide Web Sites

Below are links to some of the BPW Worldside sites. 

BPW Provinces/States/Regions/Countries: contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to add your web site link.

Click here for a complete list of Canadian Clubs.

BPW Canada BPW  NA BPW International EPW USA
BPW Latin America BPW Europe BPW Asia/Pacific BPW Africa


    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.


    Maclean's: Men Pay 26% More!

    Equal Pay

    The February 2018, "Maclean’s has created two covers with two different prices—one at $8.81, the other at our regular price of $6.99—to reflect the 26 per cent gap between full-time wages paid to men and women in Canada. It’s a cheeky way to draw attention to a gap that has barely budged in decades...."