Elect Her: still struggling to be recognized as equals, by Fred Groves

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Written by Fred Groves of Essex, Ontario, ‘Elect Her’ combines fascinating facts and illuminating interviews of 66 women from across Canada including several local female politicians – Essex Town Council Councillor Sherry Bondy, former Members of Parliament Cheryl Hardcastle and Tracey Ramsey, Leamington Mayor Hilda MacDonald, Lakeshore Town Councillor Kelsey Santarosa and Caldwell First Nation Chief Mary Duckworth.

With a compelling forward written by Lakeshore Deputy-Mayor Tracey Bailey, ‘Elect Her’, features  in depth conversations with Jan Kishkon, daughter of Windsor’s only female Mayor Elizabeth Kishkon. Hedy Fry, the longest serving female Member of Parliament, former Cabinet Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sheila Copps as well as Susan Thompson, Winnipeg’s only female Mayor.


Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 cm

About Author - Fred Groves

Fred Groves has worked as a journalist for several periodicals in southwestern Ontario, including his hometown newspaper, the Essex Free Press. His interest in local history not only inspired him to write Rising from the Rubble: the 1980 Essex Explosion, it also keeps him active as a volunteer in his local community. His passionate belief in the phrase “If we don’t know where we came from, how do we know where we’re going?” has driven Fred’s work on Elect Her for the past 3 years.


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