Opinion

Trudeau’s ‘feminist’ government should remove sexual discrimination from Indian Act

It has become clear to members of the KTRSG that the Liberal government is not the feminist government Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed it to be in 2015. A genuine feminist government would not appoint female cabinet members and then proceed to remove from them their agency to vote in a way that was more in line with their own conscience and sense of justice for all women.

Alice Olsen Williams, chair of the Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Support Group, says members are disappointed that Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef's voting position on Bill S-3, An Act to Amend the Indian Act.The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 12:00 AM

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