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Equal Voice Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

November 30, 2022, OTTAWA–The Board of Directors of Equal Voice, a multi-partisan not-for-profit advocacy group whose mission is to support women and gender diverse candidates at all levels of government, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chi Nguyen as…

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2022 marks the second National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. On this day, we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools as well as the families and communities who were affected. The reconciliation process requires a…

New job: Development and Outreach Coordinator

Equal Voice is seeking an experienced development and outreach coordinator to help us deliver our mission of electing and retaining more women in Canada’s legislatures. Who We Are: Equal Voice (equalvoice.ca) is a national, bilingual, multi-partisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to…

Equal Voice Condemns Harassment and Intimidation of Elected Officials

In the wake of the incident in Grande Prairie, Alberta, last week when Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, was harassed in an assaultive manner, Equal Voice condemns this behavior and underlines it is important to take intimidation and threats against politicians…

Remembering Dr. Rosemary Speirs

Equal Voice mourns the passing of a Canadian trailblazer Dr. Rosemary Speirs, distinguished feminist activist, journalist, nature conservationist, philanthropist, and founding Chair of Equal Voice. Equal Voice is forever indebted to Dr. Speirs, as without her, Equal Voice would not…

Ontario Election Demonstrates Stall in Gender Equality Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2022, OTTAWA — Equal Voice announced their disappointment today at the stall in the overall number of women and gender diverse people elected in the Ontario provincial election.  In yesterday’s Ontario election, 38.7 % of…

Press Release – Ontario Election sees increase in women candidates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ontario Election sees increase in women candidates May 4, 2022, OTTAWA—Today, Equal Voice released its preliminary analysis on the number of women candidates who are running in the Ontario election. While the analysis is incomplete as candidates…

We’re hiring: Canada Summer Jobs

Equal Voice is seeking to fill a full time, temporary roles, funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Digital Content Creator Start Date: TBD Length: 10 weeks Compensation: $20 per hour, 35 hours per week. Working Environment: Preference will be given to…

EQUAL VOICE MARKS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH NEW SURVEY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 91% CANADIANS BELIEVE WE NEED TO HAVE WOMEN AS ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES March 8, 2022 (OTTAWA)— Results of a new survey released by Equal Voice highlighting why now more than ever, young women and gender diverse individuals need…