Ep 30: In conversation with Chris Bittle, M.P. -- The Practical Feminist

Topic: St. Catharines M.P. Chris Bittle is in da house!

St. Catharines Member of Parliament Chris Bittle joins Laura and Ruth to discuss the gender wage gap, parental leave, and Canada's feminism-friendly government.
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Show Notes: 

In answer to a question that came up during recording, Ruth confirmed that Ontario has agreed to honour the federal government's new parental leave policy.

* As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/20/upshot/as-women-take-over-a-male-domi...

Correction: The benefits from the government for 12 months vs 18 months are equal when totalled.