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Women, Gender and Diversity

Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough, pictured June 2, 2022, on the Hill. Liberals campaigned to make parental leave more inclusive for some families, extending a full year's leave to parents pursuing adoption, writes Jacquie LaRocque. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade


On Nov. 4, 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau swore in his first gender-balanced cabinet. From left: then-attorney general and minister of justice Jody Wilson-Raybould; then-minister of global affairs Stéphane Dion; Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland; then-minister if immigration John McCallum, then-public service and procurement minister Judy Foote, and Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAulay. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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