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Update – Women in Canada’s Parliament

You may also wish to consult other HillNotes in honour of International Women’s Day (Disponible en français : Mise à jour: Les femmes au Parlement du Canada) Note: This publication was updated in March, 2019: International Women’s Day 2019: A Reflection on Women, Gender Equality and the 42nd Parliament In 1921, Agnes Macphail was the…

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Are you Ready to Legislate?

(Disponible en français : Vous sentez-vous prêts à légiférer?) Government legislation often overshadows the important role played by individual members of Parliament and senators in proposing laws. Since 1910, 278 bills sponsored by MPs and senators have been passed by Parliament, 43 in the 41st Parliament alone. Of the 43 receiving royal assent, some designated…