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25% Film Trailer

For the past year, London has participated in the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’  Head Start program, an initiative to encourage...

Street Harassment and Active Transportation

I have been thinking a lot lately about how women move through our city and what compels people to choose driving over walking, cycling...

Women’s Campaign School: what we learned

On Saturday close to 40 Londoners come out to our first Women’s Municipal Campaign School at Goodwill Industries to learn about the ins...

A set up for failure

After flipping through the headlines today, I was reminded of a lively debate at one of our last Women and Politics Mixers about a trend...

Play like a girl

Today a nation sat on the edge of its seat, and dared not breathe until collectively we cheered – that moment Poulin scored in overtime...

Behind the Scenes

“Political institutions reflect male lived experience. The female experience is absent.” “You don’t have to be Superwoman!” “We need to...

Cultivating political awareness

The unexamined life is not worth living for a human being. – Socrates On my internet dating profile, I describe myself as “ultra-liberal;...

Where my intersectional ladies at?

In a previous job working for a crown corporation of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, I had the opportunity to work on a pretty...

We need more women

London’s 2014 election cycle took off over the past week with the nomination of several candidates for City Council, and the announcement...

Raising kids in politics

Let me preface this post by saying that I am not a mom – unless of course you count my two fur-babies. That said, I do want to shed some...

The Launch of Women & Politics London

I am happy to announce the launch of our new blog and to share with you the story of how Women and Politics, a citizen-led initiative...

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