It is a definitional aspect of democracy that all citizens are represented in government. Historically and continuing into contemporary times, men are drastically over-represented in the Canadian government at all levels. The politics of gender are visible in our political system in many ways: first, in the proportion of women representatives in legislative bodies; second,Continue reading “Gender and municipal politics: Women in City Hall”
Taking the best of the classroom and digital tools, blended learning is testing the limits of pedagogy.
The fourth in a five part series on local issues leading up to the 2014 municipal election.
The third of a five part series leading up to the 2014 municipal election in Peterborough, ON. Often overlooked, the votes of immigrant Canadians can make or break a campaign. This article gets the perspective of immigrants to the Peterborough area and their demands on the municipal government.
The second of a five part series on the 2014 municipal election in Peterborough, ON. Like many of Ontario’s small cities, Peterborough struggles with high unemployment and underemployment rates–city council candidates gave their strategies for dealing with this issue.
The first of a five part series leading up to the 2014 municipal election in Peterborough. Covers the issue of the Parkway development project that has been facing opposition since the 1960s.