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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.


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 [email protected].


BLOG - Dr. Kate Graham - But is she qualified?

Kate Graham has a PhD in Political Science, and teaches at Western University, Huron University College and King’s University College. She has a decade of government experience, most recently as the Director, Community & Economic Innovation at the City of London. She is a published author, the creator and host of Canada 2020’s No Second Chances podcast, and has led award-winning teams -- but it is Kate’s desire to lead change in Ontario that qualifies her to run (see: kateforleader.ca). 



BLOG - Senator Marilou McPhedran

Senator Marilou McPhedran was born and raised in rural Manitoba, Canada, called to the Bar of Ontario, named a Member of the Order of Canada (1985) in recognition of her co-leadership in the successful campaign for stronger gender equality protections in the Canadian constitution and appointed to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2016. See more here.

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.

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