Cathay Wagantall

Conservative Sask. MP’s bill on violence against pregnant women revives abortion debate

May 10, 2023 | 11:35am

A private member’s bill from a Conservative backbench MP is stirring up debate over abortion in Canada, though the proposed legislation does not mention it even once. Conservative Yorkton-Melville MP Cathay Wagantall’s bill would encourage judges to consider physical or emotional harm to a pregnant victim as an aggravating factor during sentencing. “It is focused […]

Sask. MP removed from House of Commons over vaccination status

Jun 3, 2022 | 6:17pm

A Saskatchewan MP was removed from the House of Commons after breaking COVID-19 regulations. Yorkton-Melville MP Cathay Wagantall sat in the House this week despite not providing her proof of vaccination. The Board of Internal Economy, which sets administrative rules for Parliament, set a requirement that all individuals in the House of Commons precinct must […]