Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Women's Equality Branch - Latest News en Launch of New Boots: Progressing Women in Trades program A new workforce development initiative to support and mentor women and girls in apprenticeable trades in New Brunswick was launched today. Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:30:00 -0300 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 Mar 2018 13:42:00 -0300 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 Mar 2018 09:37:00 -0300 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 Dec 2017 12:01:00 -0300 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 Dec 2017 10:30:00 -0300 Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:30:00 -0300