National Column: Because it’s 2016

Women in Parliament played key roles on both sides of the aisle this year

From leading the official Opposition to playing the lead role on files central to the government’s agenda, women finally made their way to centre ice in the federal arena this year, scoring or assisting on big goals for their parties. […]

Local News

Women in politics

Now more than ever, a spotlight is shining on women in politics; no doubt influenced in large part by Hillary Clinton and her run for the American Presidency. But also, by other female politicians in our own Province—like Alberta NDP Minister Shannon Phillips, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and Federal MP and Interim Conservative Party Leader, Rona Ambrose—who have been working to bring attention to some of the pitfalls, but also rewards, of pursuing politics while female. […]