Have you ever thought of running for office? What does it take? What it might mean for you?

Run for Office will bring people from across Canada together for four days to learn how to build an effective campaign and explore the realities of supporting, running, and holding public office as people from communities who have been traditionally excluded from electoral politics.

Join a group of progressives with an interest in running for office at all levels of government in Canada.

At Run for Office, you will gain practical campaign skills, refine personal narratives, discover the personal and emotional realities of being or supporting a candidate, and begin building a campaign plan, all with a network of past and present politicians, campaign staffers, and change makers.

To learn more about this year’s list of presenters and guiding Steering Committee, including Olivia Chow, Bowinn Ma, and Sharmarke Dubow, go to our Presenter page.


Due to time constraints, new applications are not eligible for scholarships. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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