Canada must also legislate mandatory measures to hold Canadian businesses accountable. This includes ensuring that Canadian resource extraction companies are not contributing to the war on vulnerable people.
Zara Alvarez, a well-known Filipina human rights defender in the Philippines, was assassinated on Aug. 17, 2020, by unknown gunmen. Photograph courtesy of Facebook
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If the Liberal leadership speculation does not stop, Liberals could end up in the same situation as Conservatives are now in, says Darrell Bricker. But Nik Nanos says Trudeau could theoretically win another government.
Alexa McDonough, who died on Jan. 15 at the age of 77, was the second woman to lead the federal NDP from 1995 through 2006; a time, her former colleagues recall, in which women in politics faced much sexism.