Add women, change politics by making parties pay, NDP says
By Charelle EvelynFeb. 14, 2018
As #MeToo sweeps the Hill, the New Democrats are looking for legislation to make it financially beneficial for federal parties to have more women on their ballots.
NDP House leader Ruth Ellen Brosseau has tabled a motion calling for the government to legislate financial incentives for federal parties to have more women as candidates in elections. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As Ottawa becomes more embroiled in the anti-sexual harassment #MeToo movement, the New Democrats are renewing their call for the federal government to codify its support for having more women involved in politics as elected officials.
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