Public Record - Women in Politics and Government Conference 2009 (Part 1 of 4)
During a panel discussion in Toronto, Ont., December 7, 2009, participants discuss the benefits of welcoming more women into Canadian politics. The discussion is part of an annual conference held by Youth in Motion and brings young women together to encourage their participation in politics and government.
Akela Peoples, the president and CEO of Youth in Motion, delivers the opening address before moderating a group discussion between audience members and a panel of speakers. The panellists are Laurel Broten (Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services), Sarah Thomson (the CEO and publisher of Women’s Post Magazine), and Sherrie Mohamed (a member of the Toronto Youth Cabinet).