Liberals demand apology from Alberta minister

Iris Evans criticized for her advice on parenting

Iris Evans, Alberta’s finance minister, said raising children properly requires one parent to stay at home. She added that a lack of good education for young Canadians causes mental illness and crime. She made the remarks at a speech to the Economics Club of Canada in Toronto. David Swann, Alberta’s Liberal leader, is demanding an apology, calling Evans’ remarks “truly outrageous,” and saying they reveal “her contempt for the sacrifices made by hard-working Alberta families.”

CBC News

Maclean’s article on Iris Evans (How did Alberta’s budget chief learn to manage money?)

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