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To reach Daughters of the Vote spokespeople:

Pour les entrevues en français veuillez contacter :

  • Catherine Fortin Lefaivre
  • Attachée de liaison principale,
  • Québec + communautés francophones
  • catherine@equalvoice.ca
  • 613.979.8683

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News Releases from Daughters of the Vote (DOV)

Seeking young women leaders in the Yukon

  This year, 2017, marks the 100th anniversary of the first wave of Canadian women securing the right to vote in federal elections. To commemorate this important milestone in Canada’s history and evolution as a democracy, Equal Voice, a national multi-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to the election of more women at all levels in Canada has launched Daughters of the Vote. We are seeking your help in marking this special occasion and celebrating Daughters of...

Equal Voice and Abacus Data Release Canadian Opinions about Women in Politics

Majority of Canadians believe there are ‘too many’ or ‘the right number’ of women in politics; would not recommend a female they know run for public office.

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Student left feeling empowered after historic trip to Parliament

LETHBRIDGE - An inspirational trip to Ottawa is one Tiana Weasel Moccasin says she won't soon forget. Weasel Moccasin graduated from Kainai High School in Cardston, and is currently enrolled in her first year of the early childhood education program at Lethbridge College. (Lethbridge News Now)

Milton ‘political junkie’ embraces Parliament Hill’s Daughters of the Vote experience

One needn’t look any further than Hafsah Asadullah’s Twitter page to know the Milton youth has a penchant for politics. (Inside Halton)

Women in Politics: Mana Moshkforoush on Being a Daughter of the Vote

This week I had the great pleasure of interviewing a good friend of mine, Mana Moshkforoush, who had the amazing opportunity to visit Ottawa a few weeks ago to participate in the Daughters of the Vote program, an initiative by Equal Voice to invite 338 young women leaders to take their seat in Parliament. (Her Campus at McGill University)

‘Daughters’ inspire Alberta teachers

Conference raises awareness of gender inequality — Alberta teachers who attended the recent Daughters of the Vote event in Ottawa have returned to their classrooms inspired and ready to take action. (Alberta Teachers' Association)

UBC students who sat in House of Commons on Women’s Day share their stories

For International Women’s Day, 338 young women aged 18 to 23 sat in the House of Commons, each representing their own riding in Canada. (The Ubyssey)

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