Latest statements from Equal Voice






Oct 12, 2018

We're hiring!
Our team is growing - will you join us?

Oct 11, 2018

Iqaluit mayor faces backlash after calling out some male Inuit leaders as sexual predators

Oct 10, 2018

Inside the first year of #MeToo

Sep 19, 2018

Politics lacking women candidates

Jul 13, 2018

A modern harassment policy for the House of Assembly could help change the political culture of this province
The provincial government of Newfoundland and Labrador is moving to establish a new harassment policy to apply specifically to elected officials within the House of Assembly—for the fall of this year.

Jun 08, 2018

Ontario Ranks First in Canada for Women's Representation... but Canada now has just one female Premier

May 29, 2018

Will ‘Time’s Up’ change Newfoundland and Labrador politics?

Apr 30, 2018

Electoral reform bill limits spending and foreign interference

Mar 15, 2018

CB Voices and Equal Voice are excited to present We Rise: Women in Politics.

Mar 08, 2018

Equal Voice to Mark International Women's Day by Celebrating Political Game-changers

Mar 08, 2018

Here are 10 Women's Day Idea that could make the world a better place

Mar 01, 2018

Equal Voice to celebrate the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau & ON MPP Lisa MacLeod on International Women's Day

Feb 27, 2018

Federal Budget 2018 Seeks to Empower Women

Feb 05, 2018

Next steps will be critical to creating a truly inclusive Parliament

Feb 03, 2018

Skierka: Sexual misconduct is entrenched in our political system

Jan 31, 2018

Equal Voice Manitoba hosts municipal election boot camp

Jan 26, 2018

Breaking up the Old Boys club: #MeToo is encouraging women to run for office

Jan 15, 2018

House rules should reflect work-life experience of expecting female MPs
As published in the Hill Times on January 15 2018.

Jan 03, 2018

2018 marks 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Nova Scotia

Dec 22, 2017

Politics Briefing newsletter: Daughters of the Vote offered glimpse at a more equal future

Dec 01, 2017

Canadians mustn't be complacent about sexual harassment in politics
As published in The Ottawa Citizen on November 23 2017

Oct 18, 2017

Equal Voice to Honour Premier Rachel Notley in Calgary with Prestigious National EVE Award

Oct 18, 2017

Notley wins national award for advancing women in politics

Oct 11, 2017

‘Nothing is going to change’ unless Hill harassment training made mandatory, critics say

Oct 04, 2017

Calling more women: Nunavut's 1st woman premier says equal representation a work in progress

Sep 28, 2017

Respectfully, Can We All Agree to Disagree ?

Sep 26, 2017

Hillary Clinton's Critics Completely Miss the Point

Sep 26, 2017

Peckford: McKenna (and others) are right to take on the trolls

Sep 26, 2017

How to get more women into municipal politics (Alberta North)

Sep 21, 2017

Peckord: McKenna (and others) are right to take on the trolls

Sep 20, 2017

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer condemns ‘Barbie’ insult by his own MP

Sep 18, 2017

Equal Voice presents its 2017 National EVE Award Luncheon featuring Premier Rachel Notley

Sep 14, 2017

Female municipal election candidates to be celebrated

Jun 19, 2017

Province urges women to run in fall municipal election

Jun 06, 2017

Equal Voice and the Embassy of Chile Convene Roundtable on Canada and Chile’s Strengthened Commitment to diversity and inclusion

May 19, 2017

More Women are Running in the Nova Scotia Provincial Election Than Ever Before

May 12, 2017

No Leap Forward for Women in BC's Election

May 03, 2017

BC is on the cusp of electing the highest percentage of women to a provincial legislature in Canada. Ever.

Apr 10, 2017

Election Results from Equal Voice's Annual Meeting of Members

Mar 08, 2017

Young Ottawa women take seats in House of Commons today

Feb 14, 2017

Female politicians speak out about sexist, violent cyberbullying

Feb 06, 2017

Equal Voice Announces Daughters of the Vote Delegates from New Brunswick

Feb 06, 2017

À voix égales annonce les noms des déléguées d’Héritières du suffrage du Nouveau-Brunswick

Jan 23, 2017

Equal Voice Announces Daughters of the Vote Delegates from Manitoba

Jan 23, 2017

À voix égales annonce les noms des déléguées d’Héritières du suffrage au Manitoba

Jan 03, 2017

Hundreds of young women heading to Ottawa to take over parliament for a day (Metro Ottawa)
This article was originally published in the Ottawa Citizen. It was written by Ryan Tumilty on January 3, 2017.

Dec 02, 2016

Equal Voice Welcomes Electoral Reform Committee`s Recommendations Focused on Electing More Women to House of Commons

Dec 02, 2016

À voix égales accueille avec plaisir les recommandations du Comité sur la réforme électorale qui faciliteraient l’élection de plus de femmes à la Chambre des communes

Nov 15, 2016

Equal Voice Calls for an End to the Harassment and Bullying of Women Candidates and Elected Officials

Nov 14, 2016

À voix égales lance sa section du Québec

Nov 11, 2016

Equal Voice Launches its Québec Chapter

Nov 09, 2016

Centuries’ Wait for First Woman President of the United States Continues

Nov 09, 2016

Après plusieurs siècles, il faudra encore attendre l’élection de la première femme à la présidence des États-Unis

Oct 24, 2016

Presidential race could be a satire of a woman’s run for highest political office in the world (Hill Times)
This article was originally published in the Hill Times. It was written by Nancy Peckford and Grace Lore on October 24, 2016.

Oct 19, 2016

Equal Voice Urges All Party Support of Bill C-237 to Committee Stage

Oct 19, 2016

À voix égales demande à tous les partis d’appuyer le projet de loi C-237 jusqu’à l’étude en comité

Sep 16, 2016

Equal Voice launches Overview on Women and Electoral Reform

Sep 13, 2016

Equal Voice Calls on Electoral Reform Committee to Implement Gender Based Analysis as it Examines Electoral Systems and Democratic Engagement

Aug 29, 2016

How 'gotcha journalism' intensifies sexism in politics
EV's bi-weekly column for the Hill Times

Jul 31, 2016

Women in politics: We’re not as equal as we think we are (Macleans)
This article was originally published in Macleans. It was written by Shannon Proudfoot on July 31, 2016.

Jul 28, 2016

The true feminist test of a Clinton presidency: how long till the next woman gets in? (Metro News)
This article was originally published in Metro News. It was written by Rosemary Westwood on July 28, 2016.

Jul 19, 2016

Daughters Of The Vote Celebrates 100 Years By Bringing Women To Parliament (VOCM)
This article was originally published on VOCM on July 19, 2016.

Jul 18, 2016

Equal Voice pitches Daughters of the Vote to parliamentarians (NTV)
This video was originally published on NTV on July 18, 2016.

Jul 07, 2016

Bringing an equal voice to Parliament with Daughters of the Vote (Alaska Highway News)
This article was originally published on Alaska Highway News. It was written by Zoë Ducklow on July 7, 2016.

Jul 06, 2016

Young Women Encouraged To Explore Politics (CJHK)
This article was originally published on CJHK on July 6, 2016.

Jul 06, 2016

Young Women Encouraged To Explore Politics (CKBW)
This article was originally published on CKBW on July 6, 2016.

Jul 04, 2016

Daughters of the Vote summit aims to propel more women into Canadian politics (Metro Toronto)
This article was originally published on Metro Toronto. It was written by Gilbert Ngabo on July 4, 2016.

Jul 03, 2016

Encouragement key component missing for would-be female politicians: Teitel (Toronto Star)
This article was originally published in the Toronto Star. It was written by Emma Teitel on July 3, 2016.

Jun 28, 2016

Daughters of the Vote looking for young Calgary women to fill special summit seat (Metro Calgary)
This article was originally published in Metro Calgary. It was written by Lucie Edwardson on June 28, 2016.

Jun 26, 2016

Héritières du suffrage (Le Droit)
Cet article a été publié dans Le Droit. Article rédigé par Catherine Morasse le 26 juin 2016.

Jun 25, 2016

Young women, including Albertans, headed to the Hill to promote gender parity (Edmonton Journal)
This article was originally published by the Edmonton Journal. It was written by Ameya Charnalia on June 25, 2016.

Jun 24, 2016

Catherine Fortin LeFaivre - L'initiative Héritière du Suffrage - Entre nous (TV Rogers Ottawa)
Cette entrevue d'Entre Nous a été diffusée par TV Rogers Ottawa le 24 juin 2016.

Jun 23, 2016

Female MPs give ‘20-year-old selves’ a pep talk (Yahoo News)
This article was originally published in Yahoo News. It was written by Elianna Lev on June 23, 2016.

Jun 23, 2016

Wanted: 7 young N.L. women to promote 'equal voice' in Parliament (CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador)
This article was originally published on CBC News Newfoundland and Labrador. It was written by Geoff Bartlett on May 10, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

Equal Voice Launches Youth Engagement Strategy to Help Achieve Gender Parity in House of Commons
Multi-partisan group premieres video featuring female MPs to promote historic “Daughters of the Vote” initiative

Jun 22, 2016

Women on Ottawa council offer advice to their 20-year-old selves (Metro Ottawa)
This article was originally published in Metro News. It was written by Emma Jackson on June 22, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

À voix égales Canada (Ici-Radio-Canada)
Cette émission a été diffusée par Ici-Radio-Canada le 22 juin 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

Daughters of the Vote looking for a few good women (The Telegram)
This article was originally published in The Telegram. It was written by Tara Bradbury on June 22, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

‘Just keep fighting’: Female MPs offer advice to their younger selves (Global News)
This article was originally published on Global News. It was written by Monique Muise on June 22, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

Female MPs Give Advice To Their 20-Year-Old Selves (Huffington Post)
This article was originally published in the Huffington Post. It was written by Chloe Tejada on June 22, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

New program aims to open political doors for young women (CBC News New Brunswick)
This article was originally published on CBC News New Brunswick. It was written by Vanessa Blanch on June 22, 2016.

Jun 22, 2016

" MPs give advice to their 20-year-old selves" (CTV News)
This article was originally published on CTV News. It was written by Laura Payton on June 22, 2016.

Jun 14, 2016

It's a Milestone, But Clinton's Victory is Far From Secure (The Hill Times)

May 25, 2016

Equal Voice Invites Young Women Ages 18 to 23 to Apply for a Unique National Initiative, Daughters of the Vote

May 10, 2016

NDP MP's gender equity proposal debated in House (CTV News)
This article was originally published on CTV News. It was written by Laura Payton on May 10, 2016.

May 09, 2016

Private Member's Bill has the Potential to Change the Rules of the Political Game (Hill Times)
This article was originally published in The Hill Times. It was written by Nancy Peckford on May 9, 2016.

Apr 25, 2016

It’s up to this Parliament to chart a different course for women (Hill Times)
This article was originally published in The Hill Times. It was written by Nancy Peckford on April 25, 2016.

Apr 19, 2016

MP Michelle Rempel paints picture of routine sexism in Parliament (Toronto Star)
This article was originally published in The Toronto Star. It was written by Ben Spurr on April 19, 2016.

Apr 12, 2016

Group plans to put a woman in every House of Commons seat (Globe and Mail)
This article was originally published in The Globe and Mail. It was written by Jane Taber on April 12, 2016.

Apr 12, 2016

Equal Voice Launches Daughters of the Vote: Marking History to Inspire Future Generations of Women Leaders

Apr 11, 2016

Canada can do better on getting more women elected, 60th place in world right now (Hill Times)
This article was originally published in The Hill Times. It was written by Nancy Peckford on April 11, 2016.

Mar 21, 2016

Equal Voice launching ambitious national initiative, Daughters of the Vote (The Hill Times)

Mar 08, 2016

Politicians of All Stripes Wear Equal Voice T-shirts on March 8th to raise awareness… ‘because it’s 2016’

Feb 29, 2016

House has to get with it, be more family friendly (The Hill Times)

Feb 08, 2016

Women remain a distinct minority in House (The Hill Times)

Jan 25, 2016

The XX Factor: Will the 42nd Parliament be the one that fully leverages women’s potential as power brokers and leaders in their own right? (The Hill Times)

Dec 04, 2015

Trudeau's childcare challenges should make for better policies for families in long-run (Hill Times)

Nov 30, 2015

As Prime Minister Trudeau well knows, this is not his father’s Parliament

Nov 19, 2015

Female leaders, MPs, changing political conversation for better

Nov 09, 2015

The time is now to make politics more sustainable

Nov 06, 2015

Equal Voice Congratulates MP Rona Ambrose as Interim Leader of the Conservative Party

Nov 05, 2015

Canada's First Gender Balanced Federal Cabinet is Sworn In

Nov 03, 2015

#More than Ready: The 50 talented women #LPC MPs who will help lead government

Oct 20, 2015

Despite dramatic results, no meaningful change in the percentage of women elected to Parliament

Oct 19, 2015

Will We Get to 85? What we will be watching for tonight...

Oct 18, 2015

Will you take a girl to vote in #elxn42 on #Oct19?

Oct 14, 2015

UPDATED: EV tallies the total: 473 women are running as candidates for the major five parties in #elxn42 (Week 8)

Oct 09, 2015

Meet 42 of Canada's Non-Incumbent Female Candidates in #Elxn42 (Week 9)

Sep 29, 2015

Election talk re the Niqab debate obscures the absence of Muslim women's voices in politics

Sep 24, 2015

Are Women Candidates as Diverse as the Ridings They are Running In?: EV Weekly #Elxn42 Missive (Week 7)

Sep 21, 2015

Are We on the Cusp of a Breakthrough or Will it Be Status Quo?: EV's Wkly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive (Week 6)

Sep 09, 2015

EV's Weekly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive: The Winning Conditions for Women (Week 5)

Sep 02, 2015

Why More Women Need to Step Forward and Run: EV Weekly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive (Week 4)

Aug 26, 2015

Missive #Elxn42 Semaine 3: 26 août 2015 Là où les femmes sont *absentes* durant cette élection

Aug 26, 2015

Where the Women Are *Not* in this Election: EV's Weekly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive (Week 3)

Aug 19, 2015

Moving Beyond the Lone Woman Syndrome: EV's Weekly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive (Week 2)

Aug 18, 2015

Missive #Elxn42: Semaine 2: 18 août 2015: Aller au-delà du syndrome de la candidate unique

Aug 12, 2015

By the Numbers: EV's Weekly Wednesday #Elxn42 Missive (Week 1)

Jul 28, 2015

Equal Voice Mourns the Loss of the Hon. Flora MacDonald, Trailblazing Giant for Electing More Women in Canada

Jun 29, 2015

With one third of federal ridings without any female candidates, Equal Voice challenges the five major parties to nominate more women

Jun 05, 2015

The Road to Equality is Rocky Indeed

May 27, 2015

EV & Carleton University Team up to Launch "The Essential Guide to Being Elected: Increasing Women's Representation"

May 27, 2015

Election 2015: Not a breakout year for women candidates

May 13, 2015

Congratulations to Denise Siele, 2015 Forty Under 40 Award recipient!

May 09, 2015

Canada's Three Women Premiers Lead Legislatures with the Highest Percentage of Women

May 06, 2015

Notley led a gutsy run-from-behind campaign anchored in ideas
By Nancy Peckford. As published by The Hill Times.

Apr 06, 2015

Negative online comments about female MPs often sexualized, say political veterans

Mar 24, 2015

N.L. women eyeing politics have a new resource tool

Mar 23, 2015

Equal Voice U of T meets with federal minister

Mar 17, 2015

Equal Voice Elects Its Leadership Nationwide
With a federal election on the horizon, and several potential provincial ones, Equal Voice (EV), Canada's only national bilingual multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing more women, has elected new leadership nationwide.

Feb 18, 2015

CBC News: Women make up a third of candidates so far in election 2015

Feb 13, 2015

CTV Power Play interview: Nancy Peckford on the culture of sexism on Parliament Hill

Feb 01, 2015

EV Elects its 2015-2017 National Board of Directors

Jan 11, 2015

Update: Notice of Annual Meeting of Members

Dec 01, 2014

Welcome Aboard, Scott Gilmore

Nov 24, 2014

Female MPs worried about repercussions on their professional lives, extreme scrutiny, culture of blame, and unfair process
Article from The Hill Times, November 24, 2014.

Nov 23, 2014

BC's Municipal Elections yield mixed results for women
As published in the Vancouver Sun

Oct 16, 2014

One step back for women in politics

Oct 16, 2014

Nancy Peckford: One step back for women in municipal politics

Sep 09, 2014

Hon. Eva Aariak to Be Honoured as Equal Voice’s 2014 EVE Award recipient in PEI

Jun 13, 2014

Who are Ontario's Newly Elected Female MPPs?

Jun 13, 2014

Ontario Now Ranks Second in the Percentage of Women Elected to its Provincial Legislature

Jun 13, 2014

Fundamental Facts: Elected Women in Canada by the Numbers

Jun 02, 2014

Nomination of Women has Increased in the 2014 Ontario Provincial Election Campaign says Equal Voice Toronto

May 23, 2014

Changing the Game Panel aired on CPAC

May 20, 2014

Equal Voice Op-Ed in The Hill Times
By Raylene Lang-Dion, National Chair, Equal Voice

May 12, 2014

Equal Voice in Washington, DC

May 04, 2014

Join EV's RespectHER campaign today

Apr 30, 2014

Women in the House Deserve our Respect- Read our Op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen

Apr 30, 2014

Le sexisme en politique ne nuit pas seulement aux femmes, mais à notre démocratie

Apr 29, 2014

Informed Opinions adds their voice to our #RespectHER campaign with an Op-ed in the Globe and Mail

Apr 14, 2014

EV Events: Changing the Game (Mon. April 28) and more...

Apr 07, 2014

EV weighs in on TVO's The Agenda: Democracy for All?

Mar 19, 2014

EV's Op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen: Just part of the job for Premier Alison Redford

Mar 19, 2014

Join us on Saturday March 29th for an intimate reception with former Prime Minister Julia Gillard

Feb 28, 2014

Why rural Canada elects so few women - and how that could change

Feb 27, 2014

Three gatherings we just can't miss - and neither should you!

Feb 20, 2014

Equal Voice Youth Chair Election and Voting Process **VOTING PERIOD EXTENDED UNTIL 12PM EST FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014**

Feb 13, 2014

Equal Voice Featured in Canadian Living

Feb 06, 2014

Yes, Municipal Councillors Can Be New Mothers and Do Their Jobs at the Same Time

Jan 31, 2014

Friendly Reminder: EV's National AGM is this Saturday / Rappel amical: AVE tiendra son AGA nationale samedi prochain

Jan 17, 2014

Notice of EV's Annual General Meeting: Saturday February 1st 2014

Jan 13, 2014

Call for EV National Youth Chair Nominations

Dec 20, 2013

Holiday Greetings from Equal Voice/Joyeuses Fêtes d'À voix égales

Nov 26, 2013

One more woman to serve in the House of Commons

Oct 30, 2013

Join Equal Voice next Wednesday for a rare glimpse into the experience of Canada's first and only female Prime Minister

Oct 23, 2013

EV Op-Ed: Female senators shake up Washington
Written by Equal Voice. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Oct 16, 2013

RSVP Now! - Celebrating Women Making their Mark

Oct 08, 2013

NS Parties Fielding Equal Numbers of Women in Provincial Election
By Louise Carbert, Associate Professor of Political Science, Dalhousie University

Sep 30, 2013

Where are the women? Read EV's reflections on the municipal elections in Newfoundland and Labrador
By Raylene Lang-Dion and Nancy Peckford. As published in The Telegram.

Sep 30, 2013

Sneak peek at an exciting fall! Check out our amazing line-up celebrating women in politics and equipping women who want to run.

Sep 03, 2013

Ontario Premier Wynne to be Honoured with EVE Award (Toronto)

Aug 02, 2013

Ontario by-elections re-affirm status quo regarding number of women in the Legislature

Jul 26, 2013

Who are Canada's Six Female Premiers?

Jul 26, 2013

What difference does a female premier make?
By Nancy Peckford and Raylene Lang-Dion. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Eva Aariak, Premier of Nunavut

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Pauline Marois, Premier of Quebec

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Alison Redford, Premier of Alberta

Jul 25, 2013

Profile of Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia

Jul 15, 2013

Women comprise 30 percent of Prime Minister Harper's cabinet

Jul 09, 2013

Did you know how politically engaged women are in Canada?

May 17, 2013

Getting on the Ballot: EV to Host Workshop in Baddeck, Nova Scotia

May 16, 2013

Alberta North May Newsletter

May 16, 2013

After BC's Election, Women Comprise One-Third of BC Legislature

Apr 08, 2013

Margaret Thatcher: a tenacious woman leader who broke new ground for women in politics

Apr 08, 2013

EV Remembers Patricia Dumas: A Tireless Volunteer, Communications Expert and Political Advisor

Mar 18, 2013

B.C. has an opportunity to vote for equality in the next election
As published by the Vancouver Sun.

Mar 08, 2013

Happy International Women's Day! EV's Newsletter March 2013

Feb 20, 2013

Equal Voice Celebrates Achievement of Women in Ontario Cabinet

Feb 13, 2013

Change the players, change the game: On getting more women in Parliament
By Nancy Peckford. As published on Samara.

Jan 29, 2013

Canadian politics needs a commitment to gender parity
By Kim Campbell. As published in the Globe and Mail.

Jan 27, 2013

Equal Voice Applauds the Historic Achievement of Six Female Premiers in Canada

Jan 22, 2013

Equal Voice Announces a Halifax Workshop for Women in Politics

Dec 21, 2012

Is Christy Clark a tipping point for Canadian women in politics?

Dec 15, 2012

Re-Vote 2012: Equal Voice Announces the Seven Newly Elected At-Large Directors for its National Board

Dec 07, 2012

Equal Voice Seeks to Support Prospective Women Candidates and Power Brokers

Dec 07, 2012

Canadidates for Equal Voice's National Board of Directors/Candidates au conseil d'administration national d'À voix égales

Nov 19, 2012

Equal Voice's Introduction of Premier Alison Redford for the EVE Award (Ottawa) - Nov 19 2012

Oct 31, 2012

Alberta Premier Alison Redford to Be Honoured as Equal Voice's 2012 EVE Award recipient in Ottawa

Sep 06, 2012

Equal Voice Commends the Historic Victory in Quebec: Election of Marois makes Five Female Premiers in Canada

Apr 25, 2012

More Women Win Seats in Alberta Legislature

Apr 12, 2012

114 Women Seek Election to Alberta Legislature

Mar 20, 2012

Equal Voice Toronto announces 2012 EVE Award Recipient Andrea Horwath

Mar 08, 2012

Women Remain Underrepresented among GTA Leaders: Progress in electoral realm more promising

Feb 12, 2012

Making Parliament work for parents

Dec 06, 2011

Despite some notable gains, still too few women in local politics says EV BC

Nov 14, 2011

Carleton University and Equal Voice Join Forces to Highlight Research on Women and Politics

Nov 01, 2011

Women's Representation in Saskatchewan Goes Down

Oct 12, 2011

Premier Kathy Dunderdale Makes History at Home and in Canada

Oct 07, 2011

Thirty Women MPPs Elected in Ontario

Oct 05, 2011

Equal Voice NCR to Honour Elizabeth May with 2011 EVE Award

Oct 03, 2011

Changing the Face of Politics: Alison Redford to become first female Premier in Alberta and fourth in Canada

Sep 27, 2011

Equal Voice Saskatchewan Increases the Volume

Sep 14, 2011

Female Representation Growing Slowly in Ontario Says Equal Voice Toronto

Sep 13, 2011

EV Newfoundland & Labrador Launches Provincial Program: Campaign Shadowing for Young Women

Aug 29, 2011

Jack Layton: EV Mourns the Loss of a Wonderful Friend

Aug 04, 2011

National Group Dedicated to the Election of Women Hopes to Inspire More to Run in the Province

Jun 28, 2011

Equal Voice Says Not Enough Women Being Nominated in Ontario

Jun 09, 2011

EV Welcomes Women MPs and Senators at June 15th event in Ottawa

Jun 02, 2011

Equal Voice NCR Chooses Dynamic New Executive

May 31, 2011

EV Explores New Avenues to Elect More Women

May 18, 2011

Harper Stands by Female Ministers in Appointing New Cabinet

May 06, 2011

Parliament gets a makeover: An influx of young women could help change Canadian politics for good
By Nancy Peckford. As published in the Ottawa Citizen.

May 06, 2011

Watch Donna Dasko on CTV's Powerplay
Hear more about how women fared in May 2nd's federal election

May 05, 2011

Record number of women headed to Ottawa
CTV Interview with Nancy Peckford, Executive Director, Equal Voice

May 04, 2011

Listen to EV's Vicky Smallman, EV researcher, describe some of Parliament's new bumper crop
Scroll down to the May 4 2011 program profile

May 03, 2011

Women Win One-Quarter of Seats in Newly Elected House of Commons

May 02, 2011

Equal Voice Urges Canadians to Make Voting Day Count

Apr 23, 2011

Equal Voice Launches Take a Girl to Vote: Calls on Canadians to Promote Political Engagement of Girls and Young Women

Apr 19, 2011

Equal Voice to Launch National Campaign, Take a Girl to Vote

Apr 17, 2011

Equal Voice Applauds Federal Female Candidates
Download the complete list of female candidates by region with links to campaign websites

Apr 14, 2011

Looking for a Breakthrough: EV BC Statement re BC Federal Female Candidates
EV- British Columbia releases statement regarding numbers of BC female federal candidates

Apr 13, 2011

With Nominations Now Closed, Incremental Rise in Female Candidates

Apr 11, 2011

Young Women Demand an Equal Voice in the Federal Election 2011

Apr 05, 2011

Equal Voice Toronto honours Isabel Bassett with 2011 Eve Award

Mar 31, 2011

“Who’s Afraid of Elizabeth May This Time?” Canada needs a woman’s voice in election debate

Mar 30, 2011

Nomination of Women Candidates on the Rise

Mar 07, 2011

Ninety Years after the Election of the First Female MP, Equal Voice Seeks to Change the Game for Women in Politics

Feb 28, 2011

EV BC Congratulates Christy Clark on Winning the BC Liberal Leadership Race

Feb 24, 2011

Parties Accept Equal Voice's Second Ontario Challenge

Feb 23, 2011

Equal Voice Releases Tenth Anniversary Summit Agenda

Feb 18, 2011

Equal Voice Youth Condemns the Targeting of Female Candidates at the University of Waterloo

Jan 28, 2011

Leveraging Women's Leadership for the 21st Century: Join Equal Voice as we Change the Game

Jan 26, 2011

EV to Co-Host Seminar on Winning Campaign Strategies for Women
March 12th – 13th, Ottawa

Jan 20, 2011

Equal Voice is Turning Ten - Help us honour ten individuals who have paved the way

Dec 03, 2010

Equal Voice NL Congratulates Three Women Provincial Party Leaders

Nov 09, 2010

Equal Voice to Honour Belinda Stronach as Recipient of 2010 Eve Ottawa Award

Oct 20, 2010

Respect Rules the Day in the House: Equal Voice Applauds Efforts of All Parties

Oct 18, 2010

ARE THEY TOUGH ENOUGH? Equal Voice calls for a Multi-Lateral Ceasefire in the House

Oct 16, 2010

Equal Voice invites federal parties to a ceasefire in question period in honour of Person's Day
In recognition of Person's Day, EV is inviting all parties to elevate the debate.

Oct 15, 2010

Equal Voice Opens Blog to All Women Candidates Running in Canada's 2010 Municipal Elections

Oct 13, 2010

Join Equal Voice and the Honourable Lisa Raitt for an on line discussion with the Globe and Mail

Oct 08, 2010


Sep 22, 2010

Be Her or Support Her: The view from Alberta
By Janet Buckmaster. As published in Womanition magazine.

Sep 09, 2010

Equal Voice Salutes New Brunswick’s 71: Record number of women running in 2010 Election

Aug 12, 2010

Equal Voice holds E-Vote for National Youth Chair (2010-2011): Thursday, August 12 – Sunday, August 15

Jul 08, 2010

Equal Voice Summer Newsletter 2010

Jun 24, 2010

Equal Voice National Capital Region Announce Raylene-Lang Dion as Interim Chapter Chair

Apr 20, 2010

Equal Voice Issues Challenge to New Brunswick Political Leaders

Mar 15, 2010


Mar 05, 2010


Mar 02, 2010

EQUAL VOICE AIMS TO BOOST CANADA’S INTERNATIONAL RANKING: Women in Canada’s National Capital encouraged to Participate in Series of Local Discussions

Jan 11, 2010

The hurdle to leap in the next election
For a country that prides itself on its inclusiveness and diversity, Canadians are doing a poor job of reflecting their society in their political ranks, especially women

Jan 11, 2010

A long-standing prejudice
Read a letter by Equal Voice's Executive Director in response to Saturday's Globe and Mail editorial: "Leaders must recruit leaders".

Jan 04, 2010

EV Seeks Candidates for Six Month Membership and Communications Liaison Internship Position

Nov 19, 2009

Sheila James Fund to be established at Equal Voice

Nov 11, 2009

Bulletin d’AVE - automne 2009

Nov 03, 2009

EV Newsletter - Fall 2009

Sep 30, 2009

Federal Conservatives and Liberals Falling Short in Efforts to Increase Female Nominees says Equal Voice

Sep 26, 2009

I work to elect more female MPs so my daughter won't have to
By Nancy Peckford, Executive Director of Equal Voice. Published in the Ottawa Citizen.

Sep 11, 2009

Electing More Women in Our Towns and Cities in Newfoundland and Labrador
Equal Voice Newfoundland and Labrador hosts a public event to highlight women running in the municipal elections.

Aug 14, 2009

Equal Voice fighting for more elected women
Read EV's Letter to the Editor of the Hill Times

Aug 11, 2009

Equal Voice criticizes ruling on MacLeod testimony
Watch CTV's interview with Nancy Peckford, Executive Director of Equal Voice, regarding the treatment of Lisa MacLeod's testimony during the trial of Ottawa mayor, Larry O'Brien.

Jul 29, 2009

Equal Voice Challenges Ontario Party Leaders to Nominate More Women for Election 2011

Jul 22, 2009

New group aims for more women in N.B. politics
Province to soon have an Equal Voice chapter

Jul 09, 2009

EV Newsletter Spring / Summer 2009

Jun 18, 2009

Canadians support efforts to elect more women, poll shows

Jun 18, 2009

Federal party leaders pledge to close gender gap by nominating more women

Jun 17, 2009

Media Advisory - Federal Party Leaders Will Pledge to Close the Gender Gap by Nominating More Women

Jun 12, 2009

Equal Voice Nova Scotia Congratulates Women Elected to Provincial Legislature

Jun 04, 2009

EV BC Notes Percentage of Women Elected Trending Upwards (Updated)
Updated to reflect the results of two re-counts

May 22, 2009

Major parties nominate more women than ever says EV Nova Scotia

May 19, 2009

EV NCR Renews Leadership:Chapter elects a dynamic group of women for 2009 – 2010

Apr 30, 2009

Former Prime Minister Kim Campbell Urges Canada to Adopt Ambitious Measures to Elect More Women

Apr 14, 2009

Federal Minister Leona Aglukkaq Accepts EVE Award from Equal Voice

Feb 24, 2009

Equal Voice names Kim Campbell Winner of EVE Award

Feb 09, 2009

Equal Voice announces National Mentorship Program

Dec 29, 2008

A thank you to all Equal Voice volunteers, candidates, political parties and
Canadian men and women.

Dec 28, 2008

Equal Voice Writes Letter to Premier Charest

Dec 22, 2008

Third Letter to the Editor - Regarding Globe and Mail's Lysiane Gagnon

Dec 22, 2008

Second Letter to the Editor - Regarding Globe and Mail's Lysiane Gagnon

Dec 15, 2008

Media Release: Opportunity to Increase the Number of Female Senators (English)

Dec 15, 2008

Media Release: Opportunity to Increase the Number of Female Senators (French)

Dec 10, 2008

Equal Voice Writes Letter to Michael Ignatieff

Oct 30, 2008

Equal Voice Applauds Women in Cabinet: Harper appoints 11 women
to Cabinet positions

Oct 16, 2008

Equal Voice calls on the Prime Minister to appoint women to the
senate and the new cabinet

Mar 07, 2008

Equal Voice announces expansion of on-line campaign school to empower aboriginal women - Supported by Status of Women Canada Project Funding

Jan 27, 2008

Equal Voice News Release on the Canada Challenge: Historic Commitment to Electing More Women Delivering Results

Jan 23, 2008

Letter to the Editor of the Globe and Mail Re: John Ibbitson's article

Jan 14, 2008

Letter to the Editor of the Hill Times Re: President Barack Obama Now or Never, by Mahmood Elahi

Jan 01, 2008

Equal Voice News Release - Federal Election Results 2008

Jan 01, 2008

Equal Voice News Release: "It's time for a breakthrough!"

Jan 01, 2008

Vote for a Woman: Opportunity to elect more women MPs as major parties make progress, says Equal Voice (English)

Jan 01, 2008

Vote for a Woman: Opportunity to elect more women MPs as major parties make progress, says Equal Voice (French)

Jan 01, 2008

"Take our Girls to Vote" - Equal Voice Partner Coalition Promotes Political Literacy for Girls

Jan 01, 2008

Equal Voice Campaign Poster

Jan 01, 2008

Equal Voice names Frances Lankin Winner of EVE Award

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