The State of Retention: Keeping Women in the Law

Vanessa Carment JD Candidate, 2019 Women are consistently entering the legal profession at higher rates than men, but the retention of women in the profession remains far lower than that of their male counterparts.[1] Among factors like sexual harassment and an “old boy’s club” mentality, retention of women in law often comes down to aContinue reading “The State of Retention: Keeping Women in the Law”

Women and Persons with Disabilities Neglected by Bill C-26’s Amendments to the Canada Pension Plan

Irina Cristescu JD Candidate, 2017 Bill C-26, introduced at the beginning of October, seeks to gradually expand benefits under the Canada Pension Plan over the next decades. However, the child rearing and disability drop outs, which were available under the regular CPP benefits, will not be applied to the expanded benefits. This will disadvantage future generationsContinue reading “Women and Persons with Disabilities Neglected by Bill C-26’s Amendments to the Canada Pension Plan”