The NWT Needs More Women in Politics
Women are largely underrepresented in elected positions at
all levels of government.
If you or a women you know is interested in running for office
please contact the Council or look below for some materials that could help.
Campaign School 2016 Hay River
Click here to register
The Status of Women Council of the NWT is pleased to announce it will be hosting a 2-day Campaign School workshop for on January 28th and January 29th in Hay River NT.
The purpose of the Campaign School is to provide support and relevant information about elections and campaigning as a woman in the NWT. Women who are thinking of running in future elections, as well as individuals who have committed to taking on a key position in a woman’s campaign, are encouraged to apply.
Tentative agenda items will include:
- Door Knocking & Cold Calling
- Putting Your Team Together
- Networking Workshop
- Networking Mixer
- Rules and Regulations for Territorial Campaigning
- Tips and Encouragement / Why run
- Media Training
- Barriers to Running for Office
- Role of an MLA and what to expect
Women will be asked why they hope to attend the school on the registration form. Click here for registration forms.
Seating is limited; early registration is recommended.
Campaign School Resources 2015
NEW Campaign Booklet 2015
Press Release for Campaign School
Funding for the Campaign School for Women was provided by:
Old Campaign School Kit (click here)
Click here for the 2011 Newsletter
Click here for the 2010 "Rock the Vote!"
If you would like a paper copy of any the materials that you see on our webstie, just call our office and we would be glad to send you one (while supplies last).