So then, let me now reveal that I was working for a candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada. In our riding, we received a thorough butt-kicking from the electorate. Deservedly so. When we saw…View More Behind the Lines – Part III: Losing New Canadians
Is the increased number of “visible minorities” being reflected in party candidates? Which ridings are these candidates running in? And do these candidates reflect the largest groups in their ridings? Now that we know the…View More Visible Minority Candidates Step Up
What do you do when every other high school and new Canadian community organization decides it might be nice to host an all-candidates’ meeting? Must we attend every last debate we get invited to by…View More Behind the Lines … From Inside a Federal Campaign – Part 2
As I listened to an elderly woman who had walked in to our campaign headquarters, it began to sink in that I was not in my hometown big city Eastern Canada habitat any more. She…View More Behind the Lines … From Inside a Federal Campaign
Twenty-five per cent of Canadian MPs in the 41st parliament were women. While this proportion has doubled since the 1990s, Canada still lags behind other similar countries in terms of female representation including the United…View More Where are the (Ethnic) Women?