Physicians Can and Must Do Better

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

FMWC Statement on Gender Harassment and Sexual Violence in Medicine Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has exploded into #MeTooMedicine and #ScienceToo. It has exposed the prevalence of gender … Read more

Participation, Protection, Prevention: The United Nations Security Council Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Reading time: 7:00 mins  In May, the Ottawa FMWC Branch was invited to a dinner in the Parliamentary Dining Room hosted by Independent Senator Marilou McPhedran. It was an educational … Read more

Is it Medicine’s #MeToo or #TimesUp Moment Yet?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Reading time: 4:00 min This is a personal reflection submitted by Dr. Karen Breeck, past president of the FMWC. We applaud her courage in coming forward and sharing her experiences … Read more

FMWC Statement of Support for Rohingya Women and Girl Refugees

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Reading time: 2:00 min The Federation of Medical Women of Canada’s (FMWC’s) Women, Peace and Security Committee adds their support to the NGO statement that was released on April 26, … Read more

Celebrating Women in Medicine at the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada was in London, Ontario last week to attend the 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame festivities hosted by the Canadian Medical Association. The … Read more

Is it Time for #MeToo in Medicine?

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Originally published in the Medical Post, Tuesday February 27, 2018 Over the last year, the #MeToo movement has gained considerable momentum in bringing to light the prevalence of sexual harassment … Read more

Canada Revenue Agency Tax Cuts Disadvantage Disabled Women

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

According to recent media reports, (here, here) the federal government has been changing the way people living with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) access a long-standing disability tax credit. This has … Read more

Canada Leads the World in Educating and Raising Awareness of HPV

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada Welcomes HPV Prevention Week October 1, 2017 marks the first day of the inaugural HPV Prevention Week 2017, which runs until Saturday October … Read more

We need your voice…to say NO to unfair tax changes!

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

The Federation of Medical Women of Canada has joined with small business owners across the country in saying NO to unfair tax changes that hurt middle-class Canadian families. We encourage … Read more

President Speech at Townhall Meeting on UnFair Tax Changes

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Speech made by Dr. Anne Niec President, Federation of Medical Women of Canada Townhall Meeting on UnFair Tax Changes Nepean Sportsplex, Thursday, September 14, 2017   Hello and thank you … Read more

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