On October 18th, 1929, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council reversed a decision by the Canadian Supreme Court ruling that women were not “Persons” according to the British North American Act – and marking it the first ever Persons Day in Canadian history.
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The Persons Case enabled women to work for change in both the House of Commons and the Senate. It also meant that women could no longer be denied rights based on a narrow interpretation of the law.
The Globe and Mail reported that India’s Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar confirmed he had spoken to Blinken and the U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan about Canadian allegations of New Delhi’s possible involvement in the June killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Canada.
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Statistics Canada » While men still earn more than women, the gender wage gap continued to narrow from 16% in 2007 to 12% in 2022 among paid workers aged 20 to 54 years.
Parks Canada scientists and members of The Key First Nation work together to reintroduce a plains bison herd to the landscape.
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The Canadian government has amassed both human and signals intelligence in a months-long investigation of a Sikh activist’s death that has inflamed relations with India, sources tell CBC News.
That intelligence includes communications involving Indian officials themselves, including Indian diplomats present in Canada, say Canadian government sources.
The intelligence did not come solely from Canada. Some was provided by an unnamed ally in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance.
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan also stated the U.S. wants to see the investigation continue and the perpetrators brought to justice.
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