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Liberals Update the ‘Pink Book’ on Women’s Issues

by David Akin

OTTAWA — Opposition leader Michael Ignatieff promised Wednesday to put equality for women at the centre of his party’s policy platform in the next general election, calling a set of policy proposals to improve the lives of Canadian women “the conscience of the Liberal party.”

“This is a party that’s always understood the challenges faced by women,” Ignatieff said.

The Liberal women’s caucus — the 39 female Liberal MPs and senators —released the third edition Wednesday of their Pink Book, a volume of about 40 pages which, as it did in the Pink Books of 2006 and 2007, contains a series of Liberal policy positions to improve the lives of Canadian women.

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