April 6: Sheila Copps to speak at Women for 50% 2018

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New date!

April 6, 2017

Join us for an unprecedented full-day gathering of New Brunswick women and men, coming together to commit to gender balance in elected office and encourage more women to run.

Guest speaker: Hon. Sheila Copps

Visit Women for 50% 2018’s Facebook page for more information on their campaign.

Event Coverage

CBC News. Onetime deputy PM Sheila Copps lends voice to N.B.’s Women for 50%, April 6, 2017.  (video)

CBC Information Morning. Sheila Copps interview with Terry Sequin, April 6, 2017. (audio)

New Brunswick Women’s Council. Un congrès sans précédent au Nouveau-Brunswick, April 7, 2017.


Pre-event news coverage to date:

Brunswickan. Women Pushing for Representation in Legislature, March 27, 2017.

Huddle Today. “Because in New Brunswick it’s still 1977.” January 11, 2017.

919TheBend.High Profile N.B. Women Pushing For More Female Candidates In 2018 Election.” January 11, 2017

CBC News New Brunswick.Work begins now to elect more women to legislature in 2018.” January 11, 2017.

Acadie Nouvelle.Un mouvement pour 50% de femmes à l’Assemblée législative en 2018.” 11 janvier 2017

New Brunswick Women’s Council.Women’s Council applauds growing movement to increase the number of women participating in New Brunswick politics, calls for changes to political process.” Français.