Posted in NEWS OF INTEREST

HIS FIRST DAY IN OFFICE, CANADA’S PRIME MINISTER APPOINTS A 50% FEMALE CABINET

November 6, 2015 by Amanda Froelich

Hours after being sworn in, Justin Trudeau made good on one of his campaign promises: to appoint a cabinet that was staffed at least half by women.

Canada is experiencing a wave of change after electing its newest leader, self-declared feminist Justin Trudeau. Hours after being sworn in, Trudeau made good on one of his campaign promises – to appoint a cabinet that was staffed at least half by women.

Fifteen of the thirty seats were appointed to up-and-coming female politicians. Among them, “Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, an Ottawa human-rights lawyer; Carla Qualtrough, a para-Olympic swimmer from Vancouver in the sports ministry; and Maryam Monsef, a native of Afghanistan, as minister of democratic institutions,” reported the Bloomberg.

Canada is now in a tie with France and Lichenstein for the third-most female cabinet members in the world. Democratic socialist nations of Sweden and Finland beat them out.

Read More: http://www.trueactivist.com/his-first-day-in-office-canadas-prime-minister-appointed-a-50-female-cabinet/

Source: His First Day In Office, Canada’s Prime Minister Appoints A 50% Female Cabinet



 

Advertisements

Author:

© 2017 by Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, artist, author, animal-free chef, activist

everybody's opinion matters. thanks for your comment.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s