Canadian province considers banning high heel requirement for women in workplaces

Lawmakers in Canada are working on legislation that would put an end to high heel requirements for female employees in the workplace.

Christy Clark, the premier of the western province of British Columbia, on Sunday tweeted her support for a private member’s bill put forward by Green Party leader Andrew Weaver that pushes to make it illegal for businesses to enforce footwear requirements based on gender.

She said that she agrees “100%” with the idea of not forcing women to wear heels at work.

“We’ll move to end this,” she added.

Separately, on her Facebook page, Ms Clark wrote: “In some

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