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Reaching Gender Parity in Politics: We Still Have Room to Grow

In late August 2022 Informed Opinions commissioned a survey to understand how Canadians perceive women’s political representation including how we rank relative to other countries, the level of importance of this issue and support for solutions.   The survey was conducted with n=2,000 general population individuals in Canada.  Here’s what we found: When it comes

Public perceptions remain a major hurdle to gender equity in politics

By David Coletto & Oksana Kishchuk On behalf of Equal Voice, we asked 2,000 Canadian men and women (those 18 and over) their views on politics, political participation, and what can be done to increase women’s involvement in politics. This work is an extension of the study we conducted in 2017 called Finding Parity. Here’s

Follow Up to “Politics Anyone?”: Gender Differences by Age Group

Yesterday we released some new data on the willingness of Canadians to run for public office as a follow up to Bruce’s column in  the Globe and Mail.  We noted a fairly large difference between the motivations of men and women. We received a lot of positive feedback about the research and some follow up questions.

Good decisions require good data.