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Press & Media

RedEye Radio

Tracking Vancouver City COuncil's record on equity promises | November 2023

CBC Radio: On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko

Women Transforming Cities critical of ABC Vancouver | October 19, 2023

The Georgia Straight

Democracy rightfully restored for Vancouver non-profit organizations | August 9, 2023

CP24

Councillor's comments on Chow's age at 1st council meeting as Toronto mayor spark backlash | July 21, 2023

The Georgia Straight

Affordable housing needs more than just empty homes tax | June 1, 2023

 

The Province

The systemic housing crisis requires systemic solutions | April 13, 2023

 

CBC Radio: The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

Calls to Action for B.C. communities | February 22, 2023

  • Final Report: Action on Systemic Barriers to Women's Participation in Local Government (2020)
    The final report offers an overview of this three-year project, concentrating on four areas in which women participate in local civic life: as candidates and elected decision-makers; as participants in citizen-led municipal advisory bodies; as municipal employees; and as participants in city-led public engagement efforts. See the report
  • Voter Engagement, Electoral Systems, and Diverse Women’s Political Representation: A Brief Review (2019)"
    Using the 2018 Vancouver, BC elections as a case study, this brief review looks at representation on city council and who votes in municipal elections. See the review
  • Pathways to a Women-friendly Surrey: Outcome Report (2018)
    This outcome report presents the expertise of women participating in a forum held in Surrey, BC. The forum set out to find out why and how women become involved in the city, what helps and supports a woman candidate and what barriers or challenges she faces. See the outcome report
  • Hot Pink Pathways to a Women-Friendly Vancouver: Outcome Report (2018)
    This outcome report presents the expertise of women participating in a forum held in Vancouver, BC. The forum set out to find out why and how women become involved in the city, what helps and supports a woman candidate and what barriers or challenges she faces. See the outcome report
  • Barriers Facing Women in Politics Briefing Note (2018)
    Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women. See the briefing note
  • Systemic Barriers to Women's Participation in Local Government Project's Literature Review (2017)
    Literature review of major research pieces and providing an overview of identified barriers to women's involvement in local government. See the literature review

Media Kit

For press and media inquiries please contact Monique, Manager of Communications & Community Engagement, at monique@womentransformingcities.org.

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