Why won’t Canadians (re-)elect women political leaders?

We’ve had male prime ministers and premiers in Canada for all of our 150 years since Confederation. But female political leadership at the highest levels — well, that’s a much more recent phenomenon.

British Columbia’s Rita Johnston became the first female premier in Canadian history, in 1991. Kim Campbell, from the same province, made history by becoming the first female prime minister two years later.

More information: http://tvo.org/blog/current-affairs/why-wont-canadians-re-elect-women-political-leaders

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