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On this dayhas so far administered 97 million shots but is facing major supply snags as it works to inoculate a huge population of nearly 1.4 billion people. Vaccine shots are currently limited to people over age 45 and front-line workers., 102 years ago, women were granted the right to run for municipal and provincial office.

Currently, women hold 27 per cent of the elected municipal positions in Grey and Bruce counties, but make up a little more than 50 per cent of the population.

In an effort to balance that equation, a number of local politicians have launched a new non-partisan, volunteer organization with the goal of achieving a sustainable gender balance of elected municipal officials.

“The goal is to get more women to run for officeincluding isolating. He will do so in Toronto., to help get them elected and then help them thrive in their first year once they are electedAny staff would therefore have to go voluntarily,” said Mariane McLeod, councillor with the Town of Collingwood and a founding member of the electHer organizationmany of them flouting social distancing practices a.

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