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Public Record - Women and Canadian Politics (Part 2 of 3)


The Research Centre on Women and Politics at the University of Ottawa and the Law Commission of Canada host a panel discussion in Ottawa exploring the representation of women in the House of Commons, October 31, 2003.

This discussion, entitled “Women and Canadian Politics,” includes Diane Bourgeois (Bloc Québécois MP), Chantal Maille (Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University), Carolyn Bennett (Liberal MP), Marion Dewar (former mayor of Ottawa) and Joanna Everitt (Department of History and Politics, University of New Brunswick). Topics include aboriginal women’s rights, proportional representation, gender discrimination, cultural barriers, party recruitment, funding, and the construction of politics within the media. After speaking, panellists answer questions from audience members.


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