Don’t get me wrong, while Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony was hard to watch, it was brave, and commendable. Kavanaugh’s testimony was hard to watch for a different reason.
Six years ago, Actions for Healthcare, a student-run non-profit organization, started up at the University of Ottawa with the purpose of raising money for healthcare-related charities such as the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
The 2011 federal election saw a record-breaking 76 women elected to Canadian Parliament, though it still represented only a quarter of the 308 total seats. While the country braces for an October federal election, a variety of female politicians spoke at the University of Ottawa last week hoping to break another record.