We rely on mothers and family caregivers to take care of us. So much of our communities, society, and economy rests on them. It’s no wonder that the weight is becoming too much to bear.
The burdens of gendered care work have long been an obstacle in achieving gender justice. Women carry the bulk of housework and child and elder care responsibilities and are less likely to be supported in the process, writes Paulette Senior. Pexels photograph by William Fortunato
Being a mother in Canada this year is bringing many of us to the point of breaking.
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For the first time in the party’s history, a Conservative member has initiated a petition to call a referendum on the party leader. But, the Conservative Party’s president has questioned the online petition’s validity.
Along with his time as House leader, the Liberal MP-elect served under the Wynne government as Ontario’s attorney general, minister of community safety and correctional services, and as labour minister.
With 34 ridings with no incumbent contesting the race and a total of 16 flipped seats, at least 44 new people are projected to join the House's class of 2021, including the first Filipina-Canadian to hold federal office.