So You Want to Run for Office?

So You Want to Run for Office?

If you are interested in entering municipal politics and want more information, join us for So You Want to Run for Office! Each session will feature a presentation followed by a panel discussion where you can ask questions of former municipal officials.

So You Want to Run for Office: Women in Local Government
Date: February 23, 2020 at 7:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom.

A discussion of the importance of having women in government, and the unique situations they face.

Featuring: Lisa Lambert (University of Lethbridge); Q&A Panelists: Jennifer Handley (Mayor of Nanton), Heather Caldwell (Councillor in Coalhurst), Tanya Thorn (Councillor in Oktotoks).

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So You Want to Run for Office: Experiences in Local Government
Date: March 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Venue: Online via Zoom

We will cover a variety of topics surrounding running for office, including campaigning and the Municipal Government Act.

Featuring: Dr. Paul Fairie (University of Calgary), Lisa Lambert (University of Lethbridge); Q&A Panelists: Trevor Lewington (Mayor of Stirling, CEO of Economic Development Lethbridge), Lance Tailfeathers (Former Councillor, Blood Tribe), and Julie Friesen (Councillor in Medicine Hat). 

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Information on Running on for Office and Election Legislation from the City of Lethbridge