Equal Pay Day statement

Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, issued the following statement recognizing Equal Pay Day.
"On Equal Pay Day, it is important to note how far Canadian women have come in the last 40 years. Greater participation of women in the workforce has accounted for about one-third of Canada'seconomic growth. Advancing gender equality is not just good for women, it is good for all Canadians.