Women in Politics Canada

N.L. Minister Says She's Endured 'Vile' Online Abuse

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Politics

"Have a disagreement with me ... Don't vote for me ... But don't abuse me online."

Meet The Women Making Up Half Of Justin Trudeau's Cabinet

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.04.2015 | Canada Living

Meet Canada's new female cabinet ministers.

Jean Charest Comes Out For Gender Parity In Politics

CBC | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Politics

"The gender balance in politics is a question of fairness, I believe."

Is Canada Really the Best Place to Be a Woman?

Kirsty Duncan | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Politics
Kirsty Duncan

The Global Gender Gap Report, which was introduced by the WEF in 2006, provides a framework for capturing the scope and size of gender-based disparities around the world. In order to close the gender gap in Canada, Status of Women cannot be a mere token with a budget of just $29 million and only four offices to address the needs of half the Canadian population.

228 Years Until Gender Equality! Go Canada!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada Living

Efforts to close Canada's gender gap are moving at a rate so slow, it could take Canadian women 228 years to catch up to men. Although Canada rece...

How Can More Women Participate In Politics? Ask First Nations Politicians

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2012 | Canada Impact

OTTAWA - They did it without quotas, action plans or affirmative action.Half of the eight candidates in the recent election for national chief of the ...