What Equal Voice learned from the Ambassador of Norway this summer: balance remains critical for women and men in politics


By: Giovanna Mingarelli | Equal Voice

In late July, Nancy Peckford, the Executive Director of Equal Voice, and myself had the privilege of meeting with the Ambassador of Norway, Eikeland Else Berit, and Norwegian intern, Jenny Eline Linge, at the Norwegian Embassy in Ottawa. (more…)


A Message from Nancy Peckford, Executive Director, Equal Voice, on our 2011 Anniversary


By Nancy Peckford | Executive Director, Equal Voice

As Executive Director of Equal Voice, I am incredibly excited to plan for the celebrations surrounding Equal Voices tenth anniversary.  Equal Voice has come a long way since the days when Rosemary Speirs (Founding Chair and former journalist), and Libby Burnham (former fundraising chair and long time progressive conservative), convened a meeting at the home of Donna Dasko, current National Chair, about the state of women in politics.  This meeting proved to be a pivotal launching point in the lead up to establishing a national organization. These efforts were initially entirely voluntary and fuelled by the commitment and passion of a few women who wanted to see significantly more women elected to the halls of power in Canada. (more…)


We Need Your Input: the 2011 Equal Voice Anniversary Committee


In 2011, Equal Voice will be celebrating our 10th anniversary! We want to plan an event to celebrate this milestone and are looking for your input! (more…)



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