Vote for Gender Equality: 2019 Federal Election

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On October 21, 2019, Canada will hold a federal election. People who are eligible to vote will elect a member of Parliament to represent their riding in the House of Commons.

In the lead-up period, candidates in the 338 ridings across Canada will campaign to win votes.

This is a critical opportunity to ask your riding’s candidates what they and their party are planning to do to strengthen gender equality if they win the election.


Votez pour l’égalité des genres : Élections fédérales 2019

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Le 21 octobre 2019, le Canada tiendra des élections fédérales. Les personnes en droit de voter éliront un député qui représentera leur circonscription à la Chambre des communes.

Dans la période qui précède les élections, les candidats des 338 circonscriptions réparties partout au Canada mènent une campagne afin de récolter le plus grand nombre possible de voix. C’est l’occasion rêvée de demander au candidat de votre circonscription ce qu’ils, lui et son parti, ont l’intention de faire pour parvenir à l’égalité des genres, s’ils gagnent les élections.


Gender Pay Gap Means That Student Debt Most Affects Female Post-Grads

The soaring cost of post-secondary is well-known and is generally understood as one of the central reasons students are now having to take out more and more student loans. Less discussed, however, is the way in which women are disadvantaged in this increasingly unforgiving economic environment.


Gender Equality Reading Roundup: August 30, 2019

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Here are the gender equality headlines that caught our attention in the past few weeks.


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