When it comes to leadership, Canada’s political parties aren’t getting more diverse

Article Link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/grenier-leadership-diversity-1.5603626

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

Political parties in Canada have a long way to go before their leaders begin to resemble the electorates they seek to lead. Throughout Canadian history, almost all of the people chosen to lead provincial and federal parties have been white men. Even in more recent years, however, the leadership of political parties has failed to reflect the gender and racial diversity of the wider population — and parties don’t seem to be getting any better at it.