Friday, June 1

2026 : The goal: more women in municipal government

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference in Calgary is taking place at the Calgary TELUSConvention Centre and the Calgary Hyatt Regency. Here are some events of interest to women:

  • Standing Committee Forum on Increasing Women's Participation in Municipal Government

  • Reports on the national campaign to bring more women into municipal government.

  • Committee Chair and Toronto Councillor, Pam McConnell hosts Mayor Melissa Blake of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alta., who will talk about the unique road she took to enter municipal politics and how she faces the challenges and opportunities of a community in the grips of a local economic boom.

LINK: FCM - Media Release
LINK: FCM - Women in Municipal Politics
LINK: FCM - Current Statistics
LINK: FCM - Getting to 30% by 2026
LINK: FCM - How Women-Friendly Is Your City?

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