lgbt populations: Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef made the announcement at a sexual assault centre in Peterborough, Ont. today, according to CBC. Monsef calls MeToo 'inspiring'Atwood faces backlash over MeToo Does MeToo divide generations The money will give groups with scarce, or no, resources up to 30,000 to develop project proposals. That includes programs targeting Indigenous, immigrant and LGBT populations, as well as seniors and disabled women and those living in remote and northern communities. If they are accepted, they could get funding for up to five years as part of the 20-million envelope. It comes as the MeToo movement gains momentum across North America and around the world. The funding is part of the government's national strategy to tackle gender-based violence, called It's Time, which will fund research, prevention and groups that support survivors. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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