Municipal politics needs more women, Canada

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Municipal politics needs more women, Canada

Municipal governments across Ontario need more elected representatives who are women, say some local politicians and women’s groups.

Fifty per cent of the province’s population is female, but that statistic is not reflected on municipal councils, they maintain.

 “Women make up less than one-third of municipal politicians in Ontario,” said Jane Mitchell, Waterloo’s representative on regional council and a long-time politician.

 

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