By Valerie Ouellet and Nael Shiab – CBC

“It’s been a century since women won the right to run for federal office, yet they are still significantly underrepresented. CBC/Radio-Canada analyzed the election results of thousands of candidates to understand why. We found women are more likely than men to find themselves running in hard-to-win ridings and to get less financial support. And it appears that this year’s federal election will be no exception.”