Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News en Annual investment of $150,000 to support private sector pay equity The provincial government will invest $150,000 annually to support the advancement of pay equity among private sector organizations that do business with government and that employ 50 or more people. Wed, 14 March 2018 13:42:00 AST Premier statement on International Women’s Day and New Brunswick’s gender wage gap decrease The following statement was released by Premier Brian Gallant, who is also the minister responsible for women's equality, on International Women’s Day: Thu, 08 March 2018 09:37:00 AST Regulations to support victims of intimate partner violence posted for review Proposed regulations under the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act, outlining processes to support the operation of the act, have been posted for public review for the next 30 days. Tue, 19 December 2017 12:01:00 AST 50th anniversary of first elected female MLA The provincial government, in partnership with the New Brunswick Women’s Council and Women for 50%, hosted a reception today at the legislature to recognize and honour the 50th anniversary of the first elected female member of the legislative assembly, Brenda Robertson, and to encourage more women to participate in politics. Wed, 13 December 2017 10:30:00 AST Insurance Act amendments proposed to protect victims of domestic violence Proposed amendments to the Insurance Act tabled today aim to protect innocent co-insureds in cases of intimate partner violence and property damage. Wed, 06 December 2017 13:18:00 AST Wed, 14 March 2018 13:42:00 AST