Last week was a bad one for Canadian women in politics

A televised debate on women’s issues should be held, complete with empty chairs for the two leaders who don’t consider women’s issues important enough for a dedicated forum.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver got some flak last week for scheduling a speech to a men-only club in Toronto, which he eventually cancelled. The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

By Sheila Copps

PUBLISHED : Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 1:56 PM

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