Equal Voice Welcomes Electoral Reform Committee's Recommendations Focused on Electing More Women to House of Commons
All-Party Committee recommendation to financially reward parties who field higher proportion of women on the ballot is positive and tangible mechanism to increase women’s representation
Adjudication Panels Hard at Work
Delegates come together for two exciting events in BC and Saskatchewan
Links to news items about Daughters of the Vote
Forty-two inspiring young women invited to participate in political forums in Victoria legislature and on Parliament Hill
It’s been a busy summer at Equal Voice as we prepare to officially launch Daughters of the Vote this October.
Our first two events will be hosted at provincial legislatures in British Columbia and Saskatchewan in early October to recognize and celebrate women in politics.
With less than eight months until International Women’s Day 2017, preparations are well underway for Equal Voice’s Daughters of the Vote (DOV), a unique initiative which will bring 338 young women -- one from every federal riding in Canada -- to the nation’s capital to take their seats in Parliament on March 8th.
Equal Voice Canada Receives More Than 1500 Applications for Historic “Daughters of the Vote” Initiative
In just under ten weeks, Equal Voice received 1,525 applications from young women eager to participate in Daughters of the Vote, a unique initiative to mark 100 years of women’s formal political engagement in Canada, as well as celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.
Ottawa – Young women across Canada are being called on to become “Daughters of the Vote” with a new video released by Equal Voice. Daughters of the Vote is an innovative program designed to engage young Canadian women, aged 18 – 23, in politics. The deadline for application is June 30th. The video is being launched at a special event on Parliament Hill on Wednesday.
Equal Voice Launches Daughters of the Vote: Marking History to Inspire a Future Generation of Women Leaders
Ottawa: As part of the lead up to Canada’s 150th celebrations in 2017, Equal Voice is launching a national initiative, Daughters of the Vote, to recognize a significant event in Canadian history: The 100th anniversary of the first voting rights for a select number of Canadian women granted in 1916.