Increasing Women’s Involvement in the 2017 Municipal Election
A focus and priority for WAVE is increasing women’s participation and
visibility in the 2017 municipal election. This includes voting, supporting a
campaign, or running as a candidate for municipal office.
2016-17 Program Guide
Opening the Potential: Women Leading in Edmonton 2016/2017 Pilot Program for Women Interested in Municipal Politics
A national, bilingual, multi-partisan organization dedicated to electing more women to all levels of political office in Canada.
Women in Local Government
Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Standing Committee on Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Government.
Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Decision Making
Federation of Canadian Municipalities' report on increasing women's participation in municipal decision-making processes.
How to Design a City for Women
Article about a "gender mainstreaming" experiment in Vienna. A project taking gender into account in public policy.
Sustainable Gender Equality
Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions shows how citizens, municipalities and regions can benefit from gender equality.
Vancouver Women's Advisory Committee
Works with Vancouver City Council and staff to implement the Gender Equality Strategy and enhance access to full participation in Vancouver services for women and girls.
YWCA - A Turning Point for Women
YWCA is Canada's oldest, largest women's multi-service organization. Turning Point Programs for Women™ address personal safety, economic security, and well-being.
World Economic Forum - Global Gender Gap Report
Benchmarks national gender gaps of 142 countries on economic, political, education, and health-based criteria.
A natural area in Riverbend is named in honour of Sue Trigg, who has worked tirelessly to make a difference in the community for decades. See Councillor Bryan Anderson's speaking notes.