For those of us trying to end the most egregious effects of extreme poverty and bring human dignity to everyone, feminism is not just smart politics, it is smart global development.
International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau has consistently brought up the importance of access to safe and affordable abortion services, which are desperately needed. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A year-and-a-half in, Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy is providing a strong vision for Canadian aid.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.