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Why a Campaign School for Women Only

by Teresa McKeeman, CFUW Member Women are under-represented at all levels of the political spectrum. Women make up approx. 52% of the population but hold only 25% of the federal seats. In Ontario they fare a little better at 35%; still far below an equal representation. Municipally only 16% of mayors are women and 26% of … Continue reading Why a Campaign School for Women Only

By Work and Worth We Rise

My name is Brenda Elliott. By way of introduction, I have been a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) for 17 years. In 1995, I was elected as Guelph’s first female Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP). During my two terms in office, I was also cabinet minister and/or parliamentary secretary in 4 … Continue reading By Work and Worth We Rise