We mustn’t let the stories of missing and murdered aboriginal women go forgotten

By Chelsea Craig. Featured image via Adrian Wyld, CP. This time last week the federal government was announcing the official launch for the long anticipated inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. The launch took place at the Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec, with three ministers at hand, who shared their thoughts and their hopes … Continue reading We mustn’t let the stories of missing and murdered aboriginal women go forgotten

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For a debate “not about gender equality” the anthem debate sure looks like one

By Richard Forbes. Featured Image via Adrian Wyld, CP. Emotions ran high yesterday as Mauril Bélanger defied expectations to return to the House of Commons. The Liberal MP, whose health has deteriorated rapidly after being diagnosed with ALS in the fall, made a critical appearance during his bill's third reading specifically; valiantly advancing his bill … Continue reading For a debate “not about gender equality” the anthem debate sure looks like one

House erupts, frustration blooms over opposition “mischief”

By Richard Forbes. Featured Image from Reuters (Chris Wattie.) It's a tense, trying afternoon in Ottawa. Government House Leader Dominic LeBlanc reads a controversial motion to the House of Commons over shouting and cries of shame – the Speaker interrupts, addressing the fury of the opposition benches, “Colleagues, we just heard arguments about the tyranny … Continue reading House erupts, frustration blooms over opposition “mischief”