Skip to content

April 9, 2019

Family Service Toronto joins our Campaign 2000 colleagues on April 9 in recognizing Equal Pay Day, which marks the extra three months women in Canada have had to work in 2019 to match the amount of money men made in 2018 alone.

The gender pay gap persists in Canada, meaning that full-time working women earn less than men. And the gap is about more than gender, because it’s worse for women who are racialized, Indigenous, living with a disability, or newcomers to Canada.

Help raise awareness about #EqualPayDay by sharing it with your friends, family and other groups and your social media channels including Facebook.

Campaign 2000, a non-partisan coalition of 120 groups and individuals co-ordinated by FST, is also working with several national partners on a childcare-for-all campaign leading up to the October federal election. Affordable childcare would help close the gender pay gap and campaign partners include Oxfam Canada, Childcare for All coalition and YWCA Canada. Visit Campaign 2000 to learn more about the campaign for a major federal investment in childcare. 

View all News and Events

Programs and Services

Programmes en Français
Appointments and Frequently Asked Questions
Campaign 2000
Caring for Caregivers
Families in Transition
Growing Up Healthy Downtown
Healthy Families. Healthy Communities
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Partner Assault Response
Partner Contact
Pat’s Place
Person Directed Planning
Queer and Connected
Seniors and Caregivers
Seniors Community Connections
Social Action
Transitional and Housing Support
Violence Against Women
Walk-In Counselling