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With Politicians like these... Part V

 

So apparently the Conservative Party is jumping on the bandwagon that Justin Trudeau assaulted Ruth Ellen Brosseau and saying that it's the worst thing they've seen in the House of Commons.

The video (IMO) speaks for itself, and it looks like he bumped into her by accident, but it's not my place to judge what happened.

In contrast, the Rona Amprose and the Conservative Party of Canada voted against a motion to build a national plan to address violence against women. It's hard to take these politicians seriously when lose it over what looks like an ...

Being An Ally

I have considered myself "an ally" in the past.  Being helpful, listening to others, advocating for the right opportunities.  It would be easy to make a list of the things I deserve credit for, but instead I will list some things I have done wrong in the last few weeks:

  • Participated in a joke about domestic abuse
  • Laughed at jokes that were derogatory in nature
  • Remained silent when I knew something was wrong

The key thing about these three behaviours is not that I did them because I thought they were funny, or because I thought it was OK.  I ...