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Status of Women Canada approved few projects focused on aboriginal women

OTTAWA — The federal agency that’s supposed to promote the equality and advancement of women has only approved a handful of projects in recent years that had anything to do with aboriginals. 591 more words


Kelly McParland: Abuse scandal in Ottawa shines a light on Parliament's hypocrisy

Even for people schooled in the many incongruities of Canadian government, this one is hard to get your head around: the three political parties that compete over who prizes women more, who most encourages women candidates, who is most fervent in seeking the elimination of prejudice against women — these three parties that collectively have won the vast majority of the seats in Parliament as long as anyone can remember don’t have a process for dealing with complaints of sexual abuse by Members of Parliament. 1,019 more words

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WiTOpoli Weekly: Friday, October 31

A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 168 more words

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