“NDP plan to fight violence against women” (The Toronto Star)

(The Toronto Star):

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair unveiled $40 million in new measures Monday aimed at curbing violence against women as he promised to undo what he called an “underlying attitude of racism” that he says has prevented a national inquiry into violence against aboriginal women.

Mulcair made his pitch in Saskatchewan, a province with one of the highest rates of violence against women, where he said he would repair the federal government’s relationship with indigenous women.

“Now, I say this to every mother, to every daughter, to every sister, that it’s time you had a prime minister who cares,” Mulcair said in Saskatoon.

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