Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says he supports equality for women, paying homage to his own mother who sponsored a refugee group during an immigration announcement last week. But his actions, and those of his party, tell a different story.
Thousands of anti-abortion protesters, pictured May 9, 2019, on the Hill. The usual suspects are lining up telling Canadian women to shut up about the abortion question, including anti-feminist Margaret Wente, penned a column last week accusing Liberals of creating a false issue, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The usual suspects are lining up telling Canadian women to shut up about the abortion question.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.
'We will not accept a situation where we are not being given the information we are looking for,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau of the deadly Jan. 8 plane crash in Iran that left 57 Canadians dead.
'They’ll probably disregard a lot, and, say, ‘Well, that was Andrew, I’m a different person, and I won’t have the same challenges that he had. My approach will be different,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.