Illustration of a person with a head wrap holding a megaphone with their fist in the air. They’re standing next to a person in a wheelchair who is holding a placard. Text reads: Equal Pay Day. April 12, 2022

Equal Pay Day Today and Everyday

In Canada, Equal Pay Day is April 12. It symbolizes how far into the current year the average woman must work to earn what the average man earned in the previous year. BC has one of the highest gender Read More

Gender Equality Report Card 2021/2022

West Coast LEAFs next Gender Equality Report card will assess BC’s progress in advancing gender equality from January 2021 to December 2022 and will focus on two key areas: economic security and access to health care. Read More

Various types of contraception on a light blue background. Includes 4 different birth control pills, an IUD, 2 condoms, and a Nuva ring.

Budget 2022 – What’s at Stake?

Budget Day is fast approaching in BC, and one thing is clear: the 2022 Budget cannot be a return to the status quo. This is chance for BC to action commitments to gender equity, so that we may reimagine Read More