Women on boards: Prominent Toronto organizations trail on gender parity

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Women on boards: Prominent Toronto organizations trail on gender parity
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Nov

Women on boards: Prominent Toronto organizations trail on gender parity

They control our subway system, housing market, biggest sports teams and even the food chain behind one of Canada’s favourite cups of coffee.

But despite being some of the most ubiquitous, well-funded and influential organizations in the city, a Metro investigation has revealed some of the GTA’s most prominent companies are among some of the least representative of the populations they serve because they’ve appointed too few women to their boards.

Organizations including the TTC, the Toronto Real Estate Board, Molson Coors, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and the owners of Tim Hortons are falling short of meeting gender-parity targets suggested by the province and leading employment experts.

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