NDP MP Christine Moore was the first MP to use a new on-call Hill nanny service.
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
NDP MP Christine Moore broke records when she gave birth during the last federal election. Now she’s the first MP to use a new on-call Hill nanny service.
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