Time for a change at City Hall

The spotlight has been on Edmonton’s city council for its gender inequity since 2013. That’s when just one woman — Bev Esslinger — was elected to the 13-person council. Are the numbers just a coincidence? A blip in civic history? In this episode, we look at the gender breakdown for candidates in the next civic…

Working behind the scenes and parenting as a politician

Listen in as we chat about some of the summer-time stories about women and politics that have been making headlines, both locally and nationally. First, is a profile of Katie Telford…as chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, she’s a huge political force in Canada. We talk about how the 38-year-old political strategist/superstar earned…

The Summer Round Up!

In this special summer episode, The Broadcast is pleased to welcome political commentator Mariam Ibrahim and Metro columnist Danielle Paradis as guest hosts. Mariam and Danielle bring their sharp political observations to a grab-bag of topics that people who care about women and politics will be paying attention to. We start local, looking at Alberta’s…