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Gender equality strong in Canada, not so much elsewhere

By Sheila Copps      

One only has to look to the success of American presidential candidate Donald Trump to cringe at the status of women on this continent.

While Canada can be proud of its record on the status of women, the story is not great elsewhere, including the U.S., where Donald Trump is getting closer to becoming the next president, writes Sheila Copps. Photograph by Chelsea Nash

OTTAWA—This International Women’s Day; Canada can afford to take a short bow. With equality in the Cabinet and historic numbers in the House of Commons, the country certainly seems to be heading in the right direction. And with a Senate nomination advisory board dominated by women, chances are the Red Chamber will follow suit. So why is it that some of us are worried that there is still so much to do? Trump launches venomous attacks on women,

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