#MeToo—as it has swept aside the rich and the powerful and famous, in Hollywood, Washington, the media elite—is now alighting in Ottawa. It’s overdue. It’s wonderful. It’s necessary.
A protester at the Women's March on Parliament Hill, pictured Jan. 20, 2018. Warren Kinsella says the story of #MeToo doesn’t belong to him, or the media, or the politicians. It belongs to the ones who were the victims. It belongs to the ones who say: 'Me, too.'
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—Affidavits? A week ago in this space, I wrote the following.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.