Category Archives: Equality

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Question Period: Women’s Equality – December 11, 2014

Women’s Equality   Mr. Coon: My question is for the Premier in his capacity as Minister responsible for Women’s Equality. As we all know, women are severely underrepresented in this Legislative Assembly and in most decision-making bodies in society. The speech from the throne commits to taking steps to ensure that the voices of women are heard on policy-making bodies, a […]

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Member’s Statement: Breaking the cycle of men committing violence against women

Mr. Speaker, November 25 was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and tomorrow, Members will participate in a vigil to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. According to the federal Department of Justice, men committing violence against women cost Canadian society $7.1-billion every year and untold numbers of broken lives. […]

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