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Announcement
FCM’s Women in Local Government scholarships provide financial support to women students in Canada interested in local politics.
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Case study
The mayor of the Town of Bolton-Est, Quebec, Joan Westland, has participated in missions to Colombia to strengthen the role of women and girls in municipal life and politics.
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  • Women in local government
News release
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announces Partnership for Municipal Innovation – Women in Local Leadership (PMI-WILL).
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  • Women in local government
Announcement
Chantal Ouellet, former mayor of Scotstown, QC, winner of the Ann MacLean Award for Outstanding Service by a Woman in Municipal Politics
  • Women in local government
Case study
The CISAL Fund aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society and empower local governments in Colombia and Peru. Doris Cruz, President of the Women’s Association in Ccapacmarca, Cusco (Peru), and beneficiary of the CISAL Fund in 2017, explains how the CISAL Fund transformed her community.
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  • Women in local government
The Ann MacLean Award for Outstanding Service by a Woman in Municipal Politics recognizes retired women municipal politicians who have shown exemplary service to their community and constituents and to mentoring women who want to run for elected office. It is named in honour of FCM Past President, Ann MacLean, who led FCM's campaign to increase the number of women in municipal politics across Canada.
FCM awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship to two female college or university students deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. The scholarship is named in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City. 
Tool
This toolkit explores how municipalities across Canada can work to reduce, and eventually eliminate, the leadership gap. Using examples from select municipalities, it provides resources and tools for local action to support women as leaders and agents of change.
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