Events Calendar

Sep
27
Thu
Renewal of the Canadian Senate: Where to from here? @ Rideau Club
Sep 27 @ 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Renewal of the Canadian Senate: Where to from here? @ Rideau Club | Ottawa | Ontario | Canada

The CSDC is happy to co-sponsor the Institute for the Research on Canadian Policy event:

Renewal of the Canadian Senate: Where to from here?

Where and When: Thursday September 27, 2018 from 8:15am to 4:30pm. Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street, Ottawa.

Program: 

8:15-8:45 a.m Registration and continental breakfast

8:45-9:00 a.m Opening Remarks

  • Graham Fox (Institute for Research on Public Policy)

9:00-10:15 a.m  Session 1: Taking Stock of the Trudeau Government’s Changes

10:15-11:15 a.m Session 2: Impact on the Legislative Process and Relations with the House of Commons

11:15-11:30 a.m Break

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m Session 3: Impact on Policy-making and Relations with the Government

12:30-2:00 p.m Lunch: Keynote address by the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions

2:00-3:00 p.m Session 4: Regional Representation

3:00-4:15 p.m Session 5: Summing Up and Next Steps

4:15-4:30 p.m Closing Remarks

  • Graham Fox (Institute for Research on Public Policy)

See the detailed program here

All are welcome!

Voices from the Political Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity @ Room 232, Leacock Building, McGill University
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Voices from the Political Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity @ Room 232, Leacock Building, McGill University | Montréal | Québec | Canada

The Center for the Study of Democratic citizenship presents:

Voices from the Political Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity*

 

Hosts: Dr Edana Beauvais (McGill Postdoctoral Fellow) and the Hon. Eleni Bakopanos, PC and Member of Parliament (1993-2006) MWAA Honorary President, and Vice-President of Equal Voice/ À Voix Égales Québec.

Where and whenThursday, September 27th, 2018 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM in Leacock Building, Room 232, McGill University. 

RSVP until September 25 here: https://www.alumni.mcgill.ca/aoc/events-travel/EventDetails.php?id=MzU4Njg&sendId=387

Event Details : Please join us at “Voices from the Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity,” a roundtable discussion on women in Quebec politics. At this roundtable discussion, women candidates—including Marie-Josée Forget (Québec Solidaire), Catherine Fournier (Parti Québécois), Manon Gauthier (Coalition Avenir Québec), Apostolia Petropoulos (Nouveau Parti Democrate du Québec), and Marwah Rizqy (Parti Liberal du Québec)—will speak about their personal experiences in politics and will offer suggestions for addressing women’s underrepresentation in politics. After the speakers have presented their talks, Eleni Bakopanos will lead the panelists in a conversation before the floor is opened-up for questions from the audience.There will be a Question and answer period following the panel discussion.

*The event is BILINGUIAL (most of the politicians will be presenting in French). 

This event is co-sponsored by the McGill Women’s Alumnae Association, the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), and Equal Voice/À voix égales.