This is a list of documents and links with information on the topic of Women in Leadership. Please visit the French version of this website for other documents only available in French. And please forward us information you find interesting and feel should be included here.

Community Consultations

 WIL Survey QRcode

Community Consultations: A dialogue about equitable gender representation in politics and on boards of governors

May 2022.

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Government of Canada - Gender Results Framework

Government of Canada - Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+)

Government of Canada - Policy on Gender-Based Analysis Plus: Applying an Intersectional Approach to Foster Inclusion and Address Inequities

The 50-30 Challenge

On Boards

You would like to become a member of one of the Government of New Brunswick's agencies, boards or commissions? Here's how.

Harvard Business Review - Women Are Better Leaders During a Crisis (2020)

The Conference Board of Canada - All on Board: Turning Evidence Into Action for Women's Leadership  


In Politics

In New Brunswick

Checklist for Women Candidates

Equal Voice, Getting Started in Politics: A Workbook

Elections NB, "Report of the Municipal Electoral Officer"(May 10, 2021)

Elections NB, Report of the Chief Electoral Officer, "Fortieth General Provincial Election" (September 14, 2020)


In Canada

Vecchio, K, "Elect Her: A Roadmap for Improving the Representation of Women in Canadian Politics", Report of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (2019)

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, Briefing Note Submitted to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women "Barriers Facing Women in Politics" (2018)

Federation of Canadian Municipalities - "Run, Win and Lead: Toward Parity in Municipal Politics. Municipal Sector Framework for Achieving Gender Parity in Local Government"

Federation of Canadian Municipalities - "Toward Parity Knowledge Hub: Resources for equality in representation in municipal politics"

Federation of Canadian Municipalities - "Municipal Elections in Canada: A Guide for Women Candidates"

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The project has been funded through Women and Gender Equality Canada’s Women’s Program.
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