Encouraging women to enter politics focus of ‘Cultivating Change’

April 27, 2018 – KawarthaNow – by Paul Rellinger

Besides representing Peterborough politically, what distinction do current MP Maryam Monsef and former MPP Jenny Carter share?

If you answered they are the only two women to ever represent the city at the provincial or federal level, step to the front of the line. (Editor’s note: Gillian Sandeman also represented the riding of Peterborough as a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1975 to 1977.)

That revelation was just one of several brought to the attention of a sold-out audience of around 80 women who gathered Thursday evening (April 26) at the Ashburnham Reception Centre for “Cultivating Change: Engaging Women In Political Action”. (Read more…)