Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 1:45 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 1:45 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 1:45 PM ET

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P02 - (SNC-Lavalin-Feminism) OTTAWA. x-18s. Small Business Minister Mary Ng says she is disappointed that Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have decided to resign from the federal cabinet. But Ng says their departures will have no impact on the Liberal government's feminist agenda. ("..concerns, issues.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: N-D-P Women's Equality critic Irene Mathyssen says the ministers' departures show women who speak truth to power and have strong principles need not seek cabinet posts. Philpott's resignation yesterday over the S-N-C-Lavalin affair is reinforcing opposition calls for a public inquiry into allegations that the P-M-O inappropriately pressured the attorney general to halt a criminal investigation of the Montreal engineering giant. …

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