The NWT Needs More Women in Politics
Women are largely underrepresented in elected positions at
all levels of government.
Campaign School 2016 Hay River
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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.
If you or a women you know is interested in running for office
please contact the Council or click here for more information.
Territorial Forum 2015
November 17, 2015 the Status of Women Council will be hosting an all YK Candidates forum. Northern United Place at 6-8:30pm.
For those who cannot attend the event in person, we invite you to watch live online at:
Thank you to the GNWT for funding this important event.
New Territorial Questions
Click below to see the answers to two questions we asked territorial candidates.
The responces were required by noon November 16, 2015.