The largest gathering of female first ministers in Canadian history

by Mira Ahmad. Posted June 21, 2019


On Wednesday, June 19th 2019, Canada 2020 hosted the largest gathering of female first ministers in Canadian history for an important conversation about the future of women in politics.

We spotlighted the voices of the sole women to have reached Canada’s most senior political roles:

  • The Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, former Prime Minister of Canada
  • Rachel Notley, former premier of Alberta
  • Kathleen Wynne, former premier of Ontario
  • Alison Redford, former premier of Alberta
  • Kathy Dunderdale, former premier of Newfoundland & Labrador
  • Catherine Callbeck, former premier of P.E.I
  • Pat Duncan, former premier of the Yukon
  • Eva Aariak, former premier of Nunavut

Photos for Canada 2020 by Fred Chartrand.