Government of New Brunswick


Council’s Strategic Directions

Become a leading voice on issues of importance to women and relating to gender-equality in New Brunswick.

  • Establish clear positions and, where appropriate, recommendations on key issues;
  • Become a leading resource for research, analysis, commentary, and recommendations;
  • Be able to identify and respond nimbly to emerging issues and opportunities.

Engage with and be informed by the women of New Brunswick in their full diversity.

  • Membership and analysis reflect the diversity of women’s identities, experiences, and communities;
  • Provide opportunities for women to identify and share priorities, needs, and solutions;
  • Build connections with women focused and equality seeking groups throughout all regions.

Develop robust membership and internal processes centered on consensus-building, inclusion, and anti-oppression.

  • Develop policies and processes that are sound, equitable, and reduce barriers to participation;
  • Foster a committed membership in which members experience solidarity, trust, and respect with one another.

Advocate, educate, and partner strategically.

  • Focus on systems-level change;
  • Take a collective impact approach;
  • Identify strategic roles for the council given its unique mandate, resources, and relationship to government