Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/women.html Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News en 50th anniversary of first elected female MLA http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.12.1593.html 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 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.12.1561.html 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 National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.12.1558.html A candlelight memorial to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women was held today in Fredericton in memory of the 14 women killed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal 28 years ago. Wed, 06 December 2017 09:35:00 AST Investment made in intervention measures regarding intimate partner violence http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.11.1412.html Implementation of measures under the Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act will be supported by an investment of $900,000. Wed, 01 November 2017 13:09:00 AST Provincial government update on pay equity http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/news/news_release.2017.10.1288.html The provincial government is continuing efforts to implement and maintain pay equity as part of an ongoing commitment to achieving equality for women in the province, and thereby providing a better quality of life for women, children and families. Thu, 05 October 2017 11:10:00 AST Wed, 13 December 2017 10:30:00 AST