Panel 1: From the Federal Budget to Election Readiness

From the Federal Budget to Election Readiness: The Debate on Women’s Rights and Gender Justice During #elxn44
May 19, 2021

In this online panel, activists discussed how the 2021 Federal Budget addresses women’s rights, gender justice, and the need for an effective social safety net, and how it can inform our efforts in the lead-up to #elxn44.

Marie Clarke Walker of the Canadian Labour Congress moderated the discussion with panelists:

  • Alex Nelson, Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network
  • Anjum Sultana, YWCA Canada
  • Dr Diahara Traoré, Université de Québec à Montréal
  • Katherine Scott, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Morna Ballantyne, Child Care Now