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Come to the UBC Institute for Future Legislators

UBC’s Summer Institute for Future Legislators takes place in Victoria in July and August. More information about the program is available at: www.democracy.arts.ubc.ca.  Thanks to VanCity and an anonymous donor, UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions is pleased to announce that they have a limited number of grants and are especially keen to recruit women, First …

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Instead of questioning gender barriers lets blame women, again

I practiced law for 20+ years. I refused to admit (even to myself) that there were any gender barriers. I (like all my brilliant and assertive female colleagues) fell hook-line-and sinker for the myth that women were their own worst enemies. We attended talk after talk to learn about what we were doing wrong. Wear …

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