When women tend to be the first in and the first out, why would any woman of substance, conviction, and integrity run for office, let alone leadership?
Former Liberal, turned-Independent MPs Jane Philpott, Jody Wilson-Raybould, and Celina Caesar-Chavannes were promptly set aside when they actively exercised a modicum of independence in carrying out their duties, say Erica Ifill and Amy Kishek. Now, shadowy Liberal insiders are looking to king a new member of the Old Boys’ Club as the new party leader. The Hill Times photographs by Sam Garcia and Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Often considered to be the season of change and rebirth, spring has finally arrived in the capital and that is evident for no party more than the Liberals, for whom the comings and goings reveal their true regard for the women in their ranks.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner