"Harassment and intimidation has absolutely no place within our party."
When women are missing from politics, their lived experiences are missing -- naming the issues and coming up with solutions, identifying barriers and revealing the breadth of experience with violence. With more women in politics, we could hope that such vital issues would not be allowed to be ignored for so long in the future.
This, just days after standing up in legislature to read a long list of misogynistic threats.
She says she's been labelled "dead meat,'' a "useless tit,'' a "dumb broad.''
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She quit the Tory race last week over personal and online attacks she said had become intolerable.
Interim Tory leader says it wasn't a rejection of women.
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Sandra Jansen and Donna Kennedy-Glans are out.
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Kenney is the only person so far to announce he is running.
Let's play THE GAME OF LIFE (Alberta LGBTQ Youth Edition) as we go through Mr. Prentice's statement pulling back Bill 10.
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I think the big win is that Prentice has shifted everyone's focus away from an unproductive and damaging debate to something far more important: creating an education system that is a genuinely "welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment". He doesn't want the hostility of the gay/anti-gay debate the adults are having to filter down to the children, where it has already caused real and tragic harm.
EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford has appointed Calgary member of the legislature Sandra Jansen an associate cabinet minister.Redford says Jansen will serve as associate minister of family and...