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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Latinas Looking to Represent Diaspora on Parliament Hill

Two women born in Latin America are trying to battle the historical under-representation of women in politics in this upcoming federal election. NCM Reporter Isabel Inclan highlights some of the history that got them to where they are today and the plans they have for the country’s future.

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The “Ethnic Vote”: All Over the Map

Former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau notoriously blamed the separatists’ defeat in the 1995 Quebec referendum on money and the ethnic vote. When it comes to money, the Harper Conservatives have a distinct advantage over their…

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