There’s something particularly pernicious about how women politicians are singled out

Individual women who are elected should not have to internalize a feeling of vulnerability on the basis of a nefarious Facebook post, verbal threat, or other incident. They absolutely should not be left to deal with it on their own.

In a world where women remain a distinct minority in elected office, the death of Jo Cox, who was a passionate and outspoken advocate for the disadvantaged, in addition to being a mother of young children, is a devastating blow. Screen capture courtesy CNN


PUBLISHED : Monday, June 27, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.

Quick Purchase

Purchase this week's edition of The Hill Times in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.

Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.



PBO again at odds with feds over budget details


People are better haters than forgivers


Spouses of Canadians to get permanent residency immediately: McCallum


‘Very, very few’ Syrian refugees came to Canada from refugee camps: CBSA official Bolduc


Labour Minister claims Conservatives buried ‘significant’ union report in last Parliament, releases it