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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...

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.

BLOG - Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard - 'Belonging' in Politics

Contribution from Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, Canadian Senator representing Nova Scotia.

Chatelaine: Balancing Parenthood and Politics

If we want more female politicians, we need to address the real difficulties of juggling parenthood and politics.

BLOG - Shari Graydon, Informed Opinions - Democracry Needs Women; Snowplowing Policy Proves it

By Shari Graydon of Informed Opinions  

BLOG - Kathleen Wynne - Why on Earth should you consider running for office?

This week's contribution was written and submitted by Kathleen Wynne, MPP for Don Valley West since 2003, Ontario’s 25th Premier (2013-2018). Wynne was the first woman Premier in Ontario, and the first openly-gay Premier in...

ANALYSIS - The 2019 Election - Nominations, numbers and opportunities!

On the (expected) eve of the official writ drop, we bring you the numbers!

CBC Analysis - Set up to fail: Why women still don't win elections as often as men in Canada

It's been a century since women won the right to run for federal office, yet they are still significantly underrepresented.

BLOG - Welcome To Equal Voice’s Power in Parity Federal Election Portal

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