Power in Parity

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Women running in the 2019 federal election

The 2019 Federal Election is an opportunity to change the face of Canadian Politics, and to make it more representative of Canada. Equal Voice is highlighting the women who've put their names forward for all major political parties - because we want to do politics differently.


Note: We are currently in the process of updating our Directory. Please check back soon for the most up-to-date listings of women running!

View all Women Candidates (sorted by riding)

This is a directory of nominated candidates, and does not constitute an endorsement by Equal Voice or its partners and affiliates. If you wish to make a correction, inform us of an error, request a change to any of the included information, or have a candidate added or removed, please email nasha@equalvoice.ca.


MEDIA - Chatelaine - There’s A Record Number of Women Running in Election 2019. Here’s Why

It takes a lot of time, a lot of effort, and a LOT of asking. Article by Sarah Boesveld.

BLOG - Larissa Shasko - Reinventing Politics

Larissa Shasko is a Master of Public Policy candidate at Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan and is the former Leader of the Green Party of Saskatchewan.

BLOG - Interview with Sonia Kont

Born in eastern Turkey, Sonia is a proud Canadian of Kurdish heritage. As early as 16 years old, Sonia was involved in Canadian general elections and continues to ensure that the right people get in office. She continues to serve on her local provincial and federal constituency boards.

MEDIA: CBC - Ottawa ridings among few with all-female ballots

"We have a huge opportunity this election to hit that number (102)," Brownridge said. "Given the increase in the number of women that have actually been nominated for the 2019 election, this is absolutely doable." 

Encouraging data: Number of federal women candidates increased on average 9% across party lines since 2015

Equal Voice launches its Power in Parity portal – a useful tool designed to easily connect voters to women candidates ahead of the 2019 federal election.

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