It's a Confidence Trudeau says she has been very much informed about her work as Prime Minister. It became very clear after his appointment in 2015, when he commissioned 50% of men and 50% of women – a first in the history of the office.
Trudeau says his father, former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, taught him the importance of defending the rights of others. But he tells his mother and his wife to shape him into the feminism he is today.
"I, at one point, said to my wife, Sophie, that it was really important for me to raise our daughter Ella-Grace, to be feminists," he says. "And he said," Yes, and your sons? "Because I have both sons and I said," Oh, yes, I suppose I have to make them as feminists. "
"You create more parenting and investment in things like changing diapers and joining a new baby's life," says Trudeau.
"There is a problem that women are not paid for their real value as if they were men," says Trudeau. "We do not achieve the full economic participation or success of women and this reduces our results as a society."
The proposed legislation would create a new position, an Equity Equity Commissioner, who will have the power to control companies and even conduct investigations.
"Where we have a role as a federal government is above federal government, government workers, but also federally regulated industries, such as transport or telecommunications or banks, so anyone in these private sectors will have to comply with she says, "he says. "There are already provinces with stock-law legislation that we hope will come to match where we are."
"So, by forcing a level of transparency and making people express their program to bring more women to councils, more diversity in their councils, we will convince people to really act," says Trudeau.
"I can understand the concerns that people have at any time there is a status quo that is being challenged," says Trudeau. "But what we have seen over and over again is when you have more justice, more equality, in fact create better prosperity, more opportunities for all."
"You can have a world in which our daughters believe they can do anything, but in which our sons also believe that our daughters can do and be anything and will be allies to them," he says. "This is the way we have to grow up our families."