The New Parliament resumes on Monday, Nov. 22. While there are a number of new faces representing various demographics and communities historically marginalized, some analysts believe the government needs to be more proactive about finding and supporting candidates well before elections and to collect race-based data.

New Parliament has some fresh, diverse faces, but is it enough?

The new Parliament that resumes Monday will be more diverse, but some analysts recommend that political parties begin candidate recruitment well before election calls in addition to collecting race-based data.

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Losing #CdnImm Candidates Share Lessons Learned

While Canada’s recent federal election resulted in more visible minorities being elected to Parliament than ever before, many also lost and are in the process of moving forward with the lessons they learned. Rev. KM…

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Race Affects How Media Cover Canadian Political Candidates

With October’s federal elections inching closer, there will be a steady stream of coverage in mainstream newspapers across the country of the candidates vying for a seat in Parliament. As journalists and newspaper editors put…

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