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

Compelling and surprising research findings of a national survey about Canadians’ views and perceptions of women in politics will be released Monday, March 6th,  to launch  Equal Voice’s historic Daughters of the Vote (DOV) initiative and in recognition of the upcoming International Women’s Day

Abacus Data conducted a nationwide survey of over 2,100 Canadian adults and asked them a range of questions about women in politics. 


Who:  Participants in the news conference include:

¨    Ms. Nancy Peckford, Executive Director, Equal Voice Canada

¨    Ms. Catherine Fortin LeFaivre, Equal Voice Canada, former municipal candidate for the City of Ottawa

¨    Dr. Grace Lore, Political Scientist, Senior Researcher, Equal Voice Canada

¨    Ms. Teanna Noel Ducharme, Member of the Nisga’a Nation and DOV Delegate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley

¨    Ms. Cassandra Hallett DaSilva, Secretary General, Canadian Teachers’ Federation 



¨    Monday, March 6th, at 11:00 a.m.



¨    National Press Theatre




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