Green MLAs call out belittling, patronizing language used by legislature colleagues – CBC

Green MLAs call out belittling, patronizing language used by legislature colleagues – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202051 Views

Megan Mitton says her post about being referred to as ‘young lady’ by colleague got overwhelming support

Nov 24, 2020

Two Green MLAs have called out some of their legislature colleagues for examples of what they call belittling, demeaning and patronizing language during last week’s sitting.

Kevin Arseneau said he’s had enough of politicians referring to “our” Indigenous people, a phrase he said conjures up a colonial attitude.

And Megan Mitton said she got overwhelming support on social media after revealing an unidentified older male MLA called her “young lady” to her face.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/mla-language-legislature-colleagues-nb-1.5812896

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