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NDP MP Moore says Parliamentarian parents need more help

By Jean-Loup Doudard      

NDP MP Christine Moore has been pushing for more resources for MPs with newborns since she came back to Parliament last fall.

NDP MP Christine Moore, pictured here with her daughter Daphnée in her Parliament Hill office, says MPs need more help juggling their professional and parental duties. The Hill Times photograph by Jean-Loup Doudard
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PARLIAMENT HILL—The Hill day care that closes at 6 p.m. and doesn't accept children younger than 18 months are among the problems MPs face if they happen to be parents, says NDP MP Christine Moore. Ms. Moore (Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Qué.) was among those testifying before the House Procedure and House Affairs Committee last week as it considers ways to make Parliament more family friendly. Ms. Moore attended Tuesday's committee meeting with her seven-month-old daughter, Daphnée. She gave birth during the election campaign and has

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