Your Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Superior North
Ms. Sheri Benson (Saskatoon West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister and the Liberals promised to be on the side of Canadian workers, yet in their first year, not only have the Liberals voted against the anti-scab legislation denying workers’ rights to collective bargaining, they have also shelved pay equity until 2018. To quote PSAC, […]
Hon. Patty Hajdu (Minister of Status of Women, Lib.): Discussed Topics: Discrimination Gender identity and gender expression I am pleased to participate in the debate on Bill C-16, an act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code. The bill is designed to support and facilitate the inclusion of transgender and other gender diverse […]
Mr. Luc Thériault (Montcalm, BQ): Mr. Speaker, Manuel Valls and the Muslim Canadian Congress both consider so-called religious symbols such as the full veil to be more of a political statement. The Bloc Québécois believes that religion and politics should be kept separate. After all, the best way to protect religions is for the state […]
Mr. Rhéal Fortin (Rivière-du-Nord, BQ): Mr. Speaker, France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, was telling it like it is when he said, “The full veil is essentially a means to undermine women, [and that] goes against…democratic values.” It is about time that our so-called feminist and democratic Prime Minister understand this. If he truly supports gender […]
Mrs. Salma Zahid (Scarborough Centre, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, gender-based violence remains a tragic reality for many women and girls in Canada. Statistics show that women continue to be at high risk of being victims of certain forms of violence. Experiencing violence has significant health and social impacts on the abused and their families, and remains […]
Hon. Patty Hajdu (Minister of Status of Women, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, October is Women’s History Month in Canada. This year we have chosen the theme, because of her. This theme reminds us all of the amazing women who have made a difference in our own lives and who have shaped our families, our communities, and […]
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