International Women’s Day has dawned bright and sunny in San Miguel. I am choosing to interpret that as a sign of a more positive year ahead for women than the one just behind us. This year, I want to reflect Continue reading IWD reflections, 2019
In 2017, the Single Mothers Alliance of B.C., a grassroots non-profit organization led by single mothers for single mothers with a mandate of community building, leadership and advocacy, launched a constitutional challenge to British Columbia’s legal aid program. Represented by Continue reading Is there a constitutional right to legal aid?
So ended Jody Wilson-Raybould’s (JWR) opening statement to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on February 27th. JWR began as powerfully as she ended, by telling members of the committee, the media and a packed committee room: “For Continue reading “This is who I am and who I will always be.”
Did Justin Trudeau attempt to influence then Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to intervene in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin for corporate wrongdoing, as alleged in a Globe and Mail article in early February? Is that why she was shuffled from her Continue reading Sunny ways turn cloudy