Opinion

It’s up to this Parliament to chart a different course for women

NDP Christine Moore is asking that MPs who give birth or become the primary care-giver to an infant be given the capacity to largely work out of the riding for the first six months.

NDP MP Christine Moore, pictured in her Confederation Building office with her baby Daphnée. Every Friday while Parliament is sitting, Ms. Moore makes the seven-plus hour drive back to her riding in northern Quebec, often alone and sometimes in bad weather with her baby. The Hill Times photograph by Jean-Loup Doudard

By NANCY PECKFORD

PUBLISHED : Monday, April 25, 2016 12:00 AM

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