Episode 467 Women Senators

Nancy Ruth and Lois Wilson have both retired after serving in Canada’s senate. Marilou McPhedran is currently serving there. Nancy worked largely on gender-based issues while Lois focused on human rights and now, in retirement, on a United Church network to promote a guaranteed basic income. Marilou had been an educator about human rights issues and joined us from Vienna where she was attending the first meeting of states parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.For the video, audio podcast, transcript and comment column: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-467-women-senators. After watching, share your thoughts on the comments column.

Guests:

Nancy Ruth

Lois Wilson

Marilou McPhedran

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I was also Canada’s Special Envoy to the Sudan (1999-2002); led a government delegation to North Korea in preparation to establishing diplomatic relations, which Canada did in 2001; and led a government-NGO delegation to China on human rights (2001). I was not a Liberal senator, but an independent.

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I was appointed Canada’s special,envoy to the Sudan: led a delegation to North Korea in preparation to establishing diplomatic relationships..which.Canada did in 2001, and led a govt delegation to China to assess its human rights record. I was NOT a .Iibrral senator, but an independent. Lois wilson

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