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Justin Trudeau’s image as ‘feminist’ hero takes a hit, says McMaster student – In-Depth-TheSpec.com

As the Prime Minister addressed the women in Canada’s House of Commons, about 30 tuned their backs on him.

Spare a thought for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s scheduler — and maybe another for Trudeau himself.

On Tuesday night, Trudeau announced his party was ousting two prominent female leaders — Jody Wilson-Raybould, the once-rising star who until January served as Canada’s first Indigenous attorney general, and Jane Philpott, the respected former president of the Treasury Board — after they challenged his handling of an ongoing political scandal.

On Wednesday, Trudeau attended a previously scheduled event for young female leaders who aspire to leadership positions like the cabinet roles that Wilson-Raybould and Philpott held. Later, he kept an appointment with Inuit leaders working to improve relations with the government.

Read More: https://www.thespec.com/news-story/9267025-justin-trudeau-s-image-as-feminist-hero-takes-a-hit-says-mcmaster-student/

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