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Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | September 14, 2023
Senators on the Senate's on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, pictured on the Hill Sept. 21, 2022. Non-Affiliated Senator Mary Jane McCallum says non-affiliated Senators are not granted seats on committees, relying on the goodwill of established Senate groups and caucuses to get seats, which she says is unfair. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | September 14, 2023
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | September 14, 2023
Senators on the Senate's on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, pictured on the Hill Sept. 21, 2022. Non-Affiliated Senator Mary Jane McCallum says non-affiliated Senators are not granted seats on committees, relying on the goodwill of established Senate groups and caucuses to get seats, which she says is unfair. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Barbed wires have come to represent a particular place for Indigenous peoples, writes Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Barbed wires have come to represent a particular place for Indigenous peoples, writes Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 21, 2023
Moving forward, we must work to remember this country’s past, but not do so selectively. We mustn’t cherry-pick the highlights and hide the shames. I urge you to listen, to engage with the descendants of the First Peoples of this land, and to learn the true history of the land you call home.     The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 21, 2023
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 21, 2023
Moving forward, we must work to remember this country’s past, but not do so selectively. We mustn’t cherry-pick the highlights and hide the shames. I urge you to listen, to engage with the descendants of the First Peoples of this land, and to learn the true history of the land you call home.     The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | March 29, 2023
Homeowners shore up sandbags around a Constance Bay, Ont., home on April 30, 2019, amid Ottawa River Valley flooding. Future droughts and floods could potentially create profound challenges for hydropower projects in Canada as well as reductions in the river runoff and evaporation of water in reservoirs, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | March 29, 2023
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | March 29, 2023
Homeowners shore up sandbags around a Constance Bay, Ont., home on April 30, 2019, amid Ottawa River Valley flooding. Future droughts and floods could potentially create profound challenges for hydropower projects in Canada as well as reductions in the river runoff and evaporation of water in reservoirs, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 28, 2022
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, pictured Jan. 7, 2008, receiving an honorary doctorate of laws from Vancouver Island University. I, like many, was shocked and disappointed following the news that Turpel-Lafond, previously a well-regarded activist, was not who she purported to be, writes Independent Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 28, 2022
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 28, 2022
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, pictured Jan. 7, 2008, receiving an honorary doctorate of laws from Vancouver Island University. I, like many, was shocked and disappointed following the news that Turpel-Lafond, previously a well-regarded activist, was not who she purported to be, writes Independent Senator Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Flickr
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 22, 2021
ISG Senator Mary Jane McCallum, pictured on the Hill in this file photograph. 'We, as Senators, have the ability to transform this knowledge into wisdom and act in a way that promotes and upholds equity and equality, from which would flow greater domestic peace and harmony.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 22, 2021
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 22, 2021
ISG Senator Mary Jane McCallum, pictured on the Hill in this file photograph. 'We, as Senators, have the ability to transform this knowledge into wisdom and act in a way that promotes and upholds equity and equality, from which would flow greater domestic peace and harmony.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 16, 2021
Only after society, at its various levels, has had this uncomfortable conversation will it start to find its way back to ensuring that our future generations will inherit clean land, air, and water, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 16, 2021
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 16, 2021
Only after society, at its various levels, has had this uncomfortable conversation will it start to find its way back to ensuring that our future generations will inherit clean land, air, and water, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 26, 2020
ISG Senator Mary Jane McCallum (Manitoba), pictured in this file photo on the Hill. 'As Parliamentarians, we then have an important role to play in ensuring such institutions, many of which are overseen by the federal government, are improved and accountable when it comes to combatting racism.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 26, 2020
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 26, 2020
ISG Senator Mary Jane McCallum (Manitoba), pictured in this file photo on the Hill. 'As Parliamentarians, we then have an important role to play in ensuring such institutions, many of which are overseen by the federal government, are improved and accountable when it comes to combatting racism.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 14, 2018
The current system, by and large, dictates that the health-care professional should simply treat the individual illness, or body part in question, and move on to the next patient, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Conor Lawless
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 14, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | November 14, 2018
The current system, by and large, dictates that the health-care professional should simply treat the individual illness, or body part in question, and move on to the next patient, writes Sen. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Conor Lawless
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | October 24, 2018
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Oct. 11 that no binding constitutional duty exists for Indigenous consultation to occur before a law is passed. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | October 24, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | October 24, 2018
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Oct. 11 that no binding constitutional duty exists for Indigenous consultation to occur before a law is passed. The Hill Times file photograph
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 11, 2018
Former Supreme Court of Canada judge, Ian Binnie, pictured on May 22 before the Senate Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 11, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | June 11, 2018
Former Supreme Court of Canada judge, Ian Binnie, pictured on May 22 before the Senate Committee on Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament on the Hill. The Hill Times photograph by Andew Meade
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | April 18, 2018
Delivery of care is structured for a health-care professional to see as many patients as possible, in which the 'symptom' becomes the priority, not the patient, writes Dr. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Conor Lawless
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | April 18, 2018
Opinion | BY SENATOR MARY JANE MCCALLUM | April 18, 2018
Delivery of care is structured for a health-care professional to see as many patients as possible, in which the 'symptom' becomes the priority, not the patient, writes Dr. Mary Jane McCallum. Photograph courtesy of Conor Lawless