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Céline Hervieux-Payette

The Hon. Céline  Hervieux-Payette, P.C., LL.B. Appointed to the Senate on March 21, 1995 and appointed Leader of the Opposition on January 18, 2007, Senator Céline Hervieux-Payette represents the province of Quebec and the Senatorial Division of Bedford.

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United Nations Resolution 1325

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Statement made on 07 October 2009 by Senator Grant Mitchell

Hon. Grant Mitchell:

Honourable senators, United Nations Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security is internationally important and supported. Resolution 1325 has been endorsed by Canada and yet no one would know because Canada has not fulfilled even the most basic of its obligations: to prepare an action plan for the implementation of UN Resolution 1325.

My question is for the Leader of the Government in the Senate. Other than the fact that the Prime Minister thinks that women are a left-wing fringe group, is there any another reason that this government halted work on that action plan such that Canada still does not have one?

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