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Do Catherine Dorion’s Doc Martens really matter?

Similar kinds of attacks on Quebec legislator Catherine Dorion and U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both newly-elected young women, are meant to inhibit their audacity and to chill their ambitions, because they both represent a radical break from the status quo, writes columnist Nora Loreto.

Ford ends independence for all officers of the Ontario legislature

By failing to bend to the governing party’s wishes, legislative officers will risk their jobs, though their jobs are explicitly to shine light on things gone wrong. And just to make sure the threat is clear, Bill 57 also removes the ability of eliminated officers to seek compensation in the courts for lost income, writes former longtime Ontario environment commissioner Gord Miller.