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Letter 20150901 Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Waste

Letter 20150901 NCWC response to Recommendations by Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency on #17520 Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Waste

 

September 1, 2015

 

National Programs

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

22nd Floor, 160 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H3

CEAA.Conditions.ACEE@ceaa-acee.gc.ca

Re: #17520  Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Waste-Response to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency’s Joint Review Panel’s Recommendations […]

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Letter 20150604 Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Letter 20150604 Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation

 

June 4, 2015

 

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P.

The Prime Minister of Canada

House of Commons

Ottawa ON, K1A 0A6

 

Dear Prime Minister:

Re: Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation 

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), in effect since 1970, is the only binding multilateral treaty with the goal of nuclear disarmament […]

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Letter 20130214 Harper C38

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

The National Council of Women of Canada is deeply disappointed in your government’s rushed passage of Omnibus Bills C-38 and C-45 in 2012 which we think  will undermine environmental  protections, and threaten our country’s future, environmentally, economically and socially.  We urge you to step back from the approach that appears to […]

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Letter 20120723 Ashfield Experimental Lakes Area

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA

Established 1893

The Honourable Keith Ashfield

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Parliament Bldgs.

Ottawa

keith.ashfield@parl.gc.ca

Dear Minister Ashfield,

The National Council of Women of Canada  (NCWC) finds it unfathonable, and unacceptable,  that your Ministry would cancel the  internationally renowned Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) program, which has for many  years been a model of how scientific  research, […]

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Letter 20130918 Stoddart Mass Surveillance

September 18, 2013.

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada
112 Kent St
Place de Ville, Tower B, 3rd Floor,
Ottawa, ON
K1A 1H3

Dear Ms Stoddart,

The National Council of Women of Canada, takes this opportunity to support, encourage and lend urgency to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s investigation into the recently revealed mass surveillance of Canadian citizens. We are awaiting with […]

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Letter 20130226 Kent Expedite Liquid Waste

The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of Environment
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0A6

February 26, 2013

Dear Minister Kent,

In a letter of  February 19th  the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC)  requested that  you authorize  a full-panel CEAA Environmental Assessment  for  Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC),  Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) and the U.S. Department of Energy  (DOE) […]

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Letter 20121023 Harper Chrysotile Asbestos

The Right Hon.Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A.,M.A.
House of Commons,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

October 23, 2012

Dear Mr Harper,

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada,which represents many thousands of Canadian women through our federation of 15 Local and six Councils as well as 20 Nationally Organized Societies I write to commend your Government on its recent […]

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Letter 20120124 Friends Donations

Dear Friends,                                                                                                January 24, 2013

The NCWCDO was established by the National Council of Women of Canada in 1985. It is a Registered Charitable Organization dedicated to the advancement of women and girls in Third World countries and Canada. Funds are raised to support projects that address education and skills that will improve the life of […]

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Letter 20111110 Harper Bill C10

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A.

House of Commons,

Ottawa, ON

K1A0A6

November 10, 2011

Dear Mr. Harper,

On behalf of the members of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), I urge you to provide Canadians with a clear understanding of the financial impact attached to each proposed legislative change or policy reform related to the proposed […]

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Letter 20110711 Harper Fresh Water

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A.
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

July 11, 2011

Dear Mr. Harper,

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada may I respectfully draw your attention to the immediate and growing danger to Canada’s fresh water – a vital resource for any country that hopes to protect the health, safety, […]

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Letter 20110630 Morin CBC License Renewals

June 30, 2011

Mr. Robert A. Morin

Secretary General CRTC

Ottawa, ON K1A0N2

Fax:819-994-0218

Dear Mr Morin,

Re: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2011-379-Licence renewals for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s French- and English-language services.

I am writing to you on behalf of the members of the National Council of Women of Canada. We have written the Government of Canada several times in […]

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Letter 20110621 Harper Missing Murdered Aboriginal

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A.

House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A0A6

June 21, 2011

Dear Mr. Harper,
I write on National Aboriginal Day to inform you that at the National Council of Women’s recent annual general meeting in Winnipeg, June 2 to 4, 160 delegates signed a Joint Declaration between the NCWC President, the NWAC President and the […]

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Letter 20090923 Parliament C391

To: Members of Parliament, Government of Canada

Re: National Council of Women of Canada Call to Defeat Bill C-391

Conservative MP Candace Hoeppner’s Private Member’s Bill C-391 is scheduled for second reading debate on Monday 28 September, 2009. Bill C-391 proposes to eliminate long-gun registration and to destroy all existing registration records.

The National Council of Women of […]

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Letter 20130226 Kent CEAA

The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of Environment House of Commons
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0A6

February 26, 2013

Dear Minister Kent,

In a letter of February 19th the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) requested that you authorize a full-panel CEAA Environmental Assessment for Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL) and the U.S. Department of Energy […]

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Letter 20120926 Duncan Oil and Gas Explore

The Hon. John Duncan,
Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada,
Parliament Buildings, Ottawa ON.

September 26, 2012 Dear Minister Duncan,

The National Council of Women of Canada , representing thousands of Canadians from coast to coast, has for many years studied the destructive impacts of resource exploration, development and use on Canada’s environmentally sensitive ecosystems, and has […]

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Letter 20120712 Harper Burma

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A. House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0A6

July 12, 2012 Dear Mr Harper,

The Canadian Council of Muslim Women, an affiliate member of The National Council of Women , has requested that I convey to you, and your Government, its deep concern about recent events in Burma, where thousands of Rohingya […]

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Letter 20120608 Harper Tobin Tax

June 8, 2012

The Right Hon. Stephen J. Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A. House of Commons.

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A0A6.

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

We wish to bring to your immediate attention the important resolution that was adopted by the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) in 1999, and reiterated at our recent Annual Meeting, held in Ottawa, May 31 to […]

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Letter 20120523 Ashfield Experimental Lakes

The Honourable Keith Ashfield Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Parliament Buildings

Ottawa, ON

Dear Minister Ashfield,

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) finds it unfathomable and unacceptable that your Ministry would cancel the internationally renowned Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) program, which has for many years been a model of how scientific research, properly structured and invested […]

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Letter 20120315 Harper Afghani Women at Bonn

March 15, 2012

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A. M.A. House of Commons,

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0A6

Dear Mr Harper,

On November 3, 2011 the National Council of Women of Canada wrote to applaud your Government’s strong voice in support of the equality and human rights for Afghani women at the Bonn Conference in December 2011.

We are happy […]

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Letter 20120208 Harper Enbridge Northern Gateway

February 8th, 2012

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, PC., B.A., M.A. House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Harper,

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC ), representing many thousands of members across Canada is alarmed at the potentially devastating risks to the environment posed by the Enbridge Northern Gateway proposal to build a pipeline to carry […]

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Letter 20120127 Harper Jasper

 January 27, 2012

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A.

House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Harper:

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), which represents over one third of a million Canadians, may I express our dismay that a section of Jasper National Park is at significant risk of extensive […]

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Letter 20120119 Harper Reform of Senate

January 19, 2012

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A. House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A0A6

Dear Mr Harper:

The National Council of Women of Canada at its 2007 AGM ratified a policy concerning Reform of the Canadian Senate which urged your Government, among other suggestions, to support the women of Canada by having women comprise 50% […]

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Letter 20120116 Aglukkaq Sodium Levels

2012-01-16

The Hon. Leona Aglukkaq,

Minister of Health,

House of Commons, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, ON, K1A0A6.

Dear Minister:

I write on behalf of the members of the National Council of Women of Canada to express our ongoing concern about the high levels of sodium being consumed by Canadians on a daily basis and the threat this poses to their […]

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Letter 20111213 Paulson RCMP

 December 13th, 2011

Bob Paulson, Commissioner

RCMP Headquarters, 1200 Vanier Parkway, Ottawa, ON. K1A 0R2.

Dear Commissioner Paulson,

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada let me congratulate you on your appointment as Commissioner for the RCMP. Your long service and experience will be a significant asset to the Force so fabled throughout Canada’s history, […]

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Letter 20111123 Harper Bill C18

November 23, 2011

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A.< M.A. House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A0A6

Dear Mr. Harper,

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada, may I express our dismay with the introduction of Bill C-18 in Parliament. A Bill which we believe, aims to dismantle the “single desk” marketing of wheat and barley by […]

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Letter 20111103 Harper Afghani Women

The Right Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., B.A., M.A. House of Commons,

Ottawa, ON

K1A0A6

November 3, 2011

Dear Mr. Harper,

The National Council of Women of Canada , which has consultative status at the United Nations applauds your Government’s continued support for the development and emancipation of Afghani women. We are confident that Canada will have a strong voice in […]

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Letter 20111002 Moore Congratulate CBC

2011-10-02

The Hon. James Moore P.C.,B.A.

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages,

House of Commons, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

Dear Mr Moore,

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is to be congratulated as it celebrates 75 years as Canada’s public broadcaster. Over these years, both television and radio stations have reported on the concerns of its citizens and illuminated a vision […]

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Letter 20111002 Moore CBC Congratulations

2011-10-02

The Hon. James Moore P.C.,B.A.

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages,

House of Commons, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6

Dear Mr Moore,

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is to be congratulated as it celebrates 75 years as Canada’s public broadcaster. Over these years, both television and radio stations have reported on the concerns of its citizens and illuminated a vision […]

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Letter 20110920 Negotiators Great Lakes

September 20th, 2011

Chief Canada and US Negotiators for the Great Lakes Quality Agreement

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians from diverse and growing constituencies across the country through our 42 federated group members, has advocated for the protection of our water resources for over 100 years and in […]

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Letter 20110805 Committee 7000 Generations

August 5, 2011

To:      The Committee for Future Generations and participants in the 7000 Generations Walk

Against Nuclear Waste

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), representing thousands of Canadians through its affiliated member groups, 19 Nationally Organized Societies, six Provincial Councils of Women, and 14 Local Councils of Women and two Study Groups in eight Provinces, […]

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Letter 20110311 Harper Cluster Munitions

March 16, 2011

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P./C.P.

Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Re: Cluster Munitions Dear Mr. Prime Minister:

Since 1996 the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) has expressed its approval for Canada’s unilateral ban on the use, production and export of anti-personnel land mines; and, since 2008 NCWC […]

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Letter 20110211 Harper Salt Reduction

February 10th, 2011

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister

Office of the Prime Minister

80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON, K1A OA2

Dear Prime Minister,

On behalf of the Members of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), I urge you to stick by your statement in your New Year’s message to Canadians that salt-reduction is one of the […]

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Letter 20110210 Harper Child Care

February 10th, 2011

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister

Office of the Prime Minister

80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON, K1A OA2

Dear Prime Minister,

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) we urge you to insist that HRSDC Minister Diane Finley retract her statement made in the House on Thursday February 3rd accusing parents who […]

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Letter 20110111 Harper Action on Poverty

January 11th, 2011

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister

Office of the Prime Minister

80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON, K1A OA2

Dear Prime Minister,

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) is disappointed that the recommendations of The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology Report, In From the Margins; A Call to Action on Poverty, […]

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Letter 20101117 Harper Aboriginal Women Dialog

November 17th, 2010

To The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P.

House of Commons Ottawa ON, K1A 0A6

Dear Prime Minister:

Re: Canada’s Dialogue with the Aboriginal Women of Canada

Canada has said it has maintained a consistent and principled position by not signing and ratifying the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the “Declaration) due to […]

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Letter 20101019 Toews Truth in Sentencing

Honourable Vic Toews Minister of Public Safety Government of Canada

October 19th, 2010

Dear Sir:

Re Bill C-25 Truth in Sentencing Act

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) is a non-partisan, non-profit association of National Organizations and of women’s local and Provincial Councils from across Canada. One of our ongoing concerns is the plight of women, particularly […]

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Letter 20101008 Prentice Bruce Power Application

 The Honourable Jim Prentice Minister of Environment

House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario

October 8th, 2010

Re: Opposition to the Bruce Power Application to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission for Permission to Ship 16 Radioactive Steam Generators from its Nuclear Reactors on Lake Huron to Sweden- and a Request for an Environmental Assessment of Same

Dear Minister Prentice,

The National Council […]

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Letter 20100126 Multiple Public Consult GLWQA

January 26, 2010

 

Via e-mail to the following recipients: Heads of Delegation:

Mr. Kim Butler Director General, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

kim.butler@international.gc.ca

Mr. Jim Vollmershausen,

Regional Director General (Ontario), Environment Canada jim.vollmershausen@ec.gc.ca

Ms. Roberta Jacobson Deputy Assistant Secretary,

Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, US State Department jacobsonrs@state.gov

Mr. Peter Silva

Assistant Administrator for Water, US EPA

silva.peter@epa.gov

Chief Negotiators:

Mr. Stéphane Jobin

Director, U.S. Relations Division, […]

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Letter 20081126 Harper Cluster Munitions

November 26, 2008

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P./C.P. Prime Minister of Canada

House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario        K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Prime Minister:

Governments from around the world will be gathering in Oslo on December 3, 2008, to sign a treaty banning cluster munitions. We urge you to ensure that Canada is represented and takes a lead role […]

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Letter 20081119 Cdn Env Ass Agency Darlington Nuclear

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency

160 Elgin Street,

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0H3

November 19th, 2008

Regarding: Darlington New Nuclear Power Plant Project, Draft Environmental Assessment Guidelines

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) representing hundreds of thousands of Canadians, has long standing concerns regarding nuclear power, particularly with respect to its inherent dangers to the environment and public health and […]

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Letter 20081114 Prentice Water

November 14, 2008

The Honourable Jim Prentice Minister of the Environment Government of Canada

Dear Minister:

Please accept our congratulations on your appointment to this portfolio, one which we consider vitally important.

The National Council of Women of Canada, which was established in 1893 and represents many thousands of Canadians from coast to coast, has very strong concerns for […]

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Letter 20081114 Harper Holodomor

November 14, 2008

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper

Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Dear Prime Minister:

At our 115th Annual General Meeting held this year in Ottawa, the membership passed a motion concerning the Holodomor.

Therefore, on behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada, I would encourage the Government of Canada to recognize […]

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Letter 20080611 Harper Bill C51

June 11, 2008

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper P.C., M.P.

Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Dear Prime Minister: Re: Bill C-51

We, The National Council of Women of Canada, wish to address major concerns we have with Bill C-51. We believe that this bill has broad implications for the natural health product industry […]

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Letter 20080505 Harper Reduce Greenouse Gases

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA

May 5, 2008

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

The National Council of Women of Canada commends you and your Minister of Environment, the Honourable John Baird, for acknowledging that Canadians want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Measures such as the tax credits for public transit and requiring higher standards for vehicle […]

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Letter 20080322 Murdock Gun Control

 

March 22, 2008

Mr. Lyndon Murdock, Acting Director

Firearms and Operational Policing Policy Division Policing, Law Enforcement and Interoperability Branch 269, Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1A 0P8

Dear Mr. Murdock:

Re: Canada Gazette, Part 1, Vol. 42, no. 9 – March 1, 2008

It has come to the attention of the National Council of Women of Canada that the […]

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Letter 20080207 Harper First Nationals Tech Instit

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA

February 7, 2008

Dear Prime Minister:

Re: First Nations Technical Institute

We are writing to strongly urge the federal government and federal Indians Affairs Minister Chuck Strahl to reverse the decision to cut funding to the First Nations Technical Institute by 66 per cent.

This aboriginal owned and controlled post-secondary educational institution offers […]

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Letter 20070905 Clement Mass Gardasil

September 5, 2007

The Honourable Tony Clement

Minister of Health

House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario

K1A 0A6

Re: Mass Gardasil Vaccination Programs

Dear Minister:

On behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada, I am writing to state our very great concern over proposed Gardasil mass vaccination programs for young school girls.

Apparently, most provinces in Canada have signed on to the mass […]

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Letter 20080127 PM Mine Ban Treaty

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA

January 27, 2008

Dear Prime Minister:

Re: 10th Anniversary of the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty

In December of 2007 there were various events to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Mine Ban Treaty which Canada signed onto and ratified in 1997.

At that time Paul Hannon, Executive Director of Mines Action Canada, a […]

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Letter 20070817 Editor Polygamy

To the Editor: Editorial, from the National Council of Women of Canada, re Polygamy (submitted August 17, 2007)

The Globe and Mail, in an editorial “No to polygamy” on August 3, 2007 addressed this issue in the wake of remarks made by Richard Peck, B.C.’s special prosecutor. Peck apparently has stated that the chances of convicting […]

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Letter 20070709 Lunn Genetic Modification

July 9, 2007

The Honourable Gary Lunn Minister of Natural Resources House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Dear Minister Lunn,

It has come to the attention of the National Council of Women of Canada that, contrary to the intent of the International Convention on Biological Diversity, which Canada has signed and ratified, and specifically the Convention’s “precautionary” approach, […]

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