“I have a feeling we’re going to get along very well.”
That’s how Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted Costa Rican President-elect Carlos Alvarado during their phone conversation last week. The two leaders discussed climate change, renewable energies, multilingual education and Cabinet-level gender parity (an achievement of Trudeau’s and an aspiration of Alvarado’s).
“The best thing about a gender-equal Cabinet is not even the symbolism or the example. It’s the quality of conversation and outcomes you get