York County Women in Politics

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York County Women in Politics

Council elections at St. Mary's First Nation in Fredericton on Tuesday produced a historic result: six of the 12 councillors are women.

Chief Candace Paul was also re-elected, meaning women now outnumber men on the council for the first time.

There is only one female councillor for the city of Fredericton.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/new-brunswick/story/2010/06/17/nb-women-elected-first-nation.html#ixzz0r8Sk78UH