December 26, 2013
Lowlight #6: Conservatives turn their back on women’s rights
COUNTDOWN OF CONSERVATIVE FAILURES FOR 2013
Stephen Harper’s Conservatives had a very bad year. Plagued by an expense scandal and cover-up reaching right to the top of the prime minister’s office, Conservatives have shown they are a tired and out-of-gas government.
We are condensing a year’s worth of lowlights into a countdown of the top 15 examples of Conservative blunders, scandals and ineptitude.
CONSERVATIVES TURN THEIR BACK ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS
For Canadians to understand the Conservative government’s approach to women, they really need to hop in the time machine they got for Christmas this week and head back to the 1950s.
Despite it being 2013, Canadians have seen Conservatives ignore women at budget time and then launch one attack after another on woman’s rights – in particular a women’s right to choose.
The top offenses include:
Canadians deserve better.
While other leaders have been missing in action, Tom Mulcair has been showing up to work on behalf of Canadians – holding Stephen Harper accountable and putting forward practical solutions to help families make ends meet.