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board roomCanada — long considered a better nation than they United States because of its low violence rates, tolerance, spirit of equality and free health care — is home to just as many misogynistic large corporate boards as America. New data from fem-friendly research firm Catalyst show that about a third of the Financial Post 500 (Canada’s Fortune 500) have no women senior officers at all.

The primary culprits are car companies and banks.

Toyota Canada (N0. 43 on the Financial Post list) , Honda Canada (No. 48) and GM Canada (N0. 50) have no senior female officers, which makes them a good deal like their counterparts and parents in Japan and the United States — Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM). Giant Canadian car parts firm Magna International Inc. (NYSE: MGA)…

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