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NCWC Approves 10 Resolutions at Its 110th Annual General Meeting – June 9, 2003

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa June 9, 2003 THE NATINAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA APPROVES 10 RESOLUTIONS AT ITS 110TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The National Council of Women of Canada met in Windsor from May 28 to June 1 for their 110th Annual General Meeting. Discussing and voting [...]

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Government Of Canada Continues its Long-Term Discrimination Agaist Federally Sentenced Women – May 12, 2003

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa May 12, 2003 GOVERNMENT OF CANADA CONTINUES ITS LONG-TERM DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FEDERALLY SENTENCED WOMEN Ottawa - The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) today states its support of the charge of discrimination on the basis of gender, race and disability against the Government [...]

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Rise in Family Violence as Reported by Statistics Canada – September 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa October 24th, 2002 NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA CONCERNED BY THE RISE IN FAMILY VIOLENCE AS REPORTED BY STATISTICS CANADA(September 2002) National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) decries the situation reflected in last month's Statistics Canada Report on violent crimes, especially family [...]

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Depportation Order for the Bourouisa Family – October 23, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa October 23rd, 2002 DEPORTATION ORDER FOR THE BOUROUISA FAMILY The National Council of Women of Canada is concerned that the Government is planning on deporting the Bourouisa family to Algeria where there has been little change in the number of killings since 1999. Members [...]

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Peace Not War – October 21, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa October 21st, 2002 PEACE, NOT WAR The National Council of Women of Canada urges the Government of Canada to "work for establishing Peace, rather than joining in waging war." As early as 1968, the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) urged the Government [...]

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Statement on the Final Report of the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada – November 28, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa November 28th, 2002 PRESS RELEASE The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) notes with approval that the Final Report of the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada (The Romanow Report) calls for; Reaffirming the five principles of the Canada Health [...]

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Week Without Violence – September, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada Week Without Violence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … September, 2002 The YWCA Week Without Violence is an annual international violence prevention campaign developed and organized by YWCAs in over 30 countries, including Canada, Australia, Ghana, Ireland, Jamaica, Latvia, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Taiwan, Uruguay and Zimbabwe. Since its inception in [...]

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Annual General Meeting Highlights –

The National Council of Women of Canada ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS Meeting in Halifax from May 30 to June 2, the National Council of Women of Canada adopted new policy to bolster their talks with the federal government. Twenty-one resolutions were debated with policy being established, for example, in the following areas: 1. Raising the [...]

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Decriminalization of Marijuana –

The National Council of Women of Canada FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa DECRIMINALIZATION OF MARIJUANA "The Justice Minister's proposals don't attack the real problem" says the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC). NCWC adopted policy at their Annual Meeting in 2001 calling for the "Decriminalization of the Non-Medical Use of Illegal Drugs". They urged the [...]

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Prison Finally Unfit for Women: Prison for Women to close – April 17, 2000

The National Council of Women of Canada Prison Finally Unfit for Women: Prison for Women to close FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … April 17, 2000 April 13, 2000 (Ottawa) - "It has been a long time coming, but we congratulate Minister MacAulay and welcome his announcement that the Prison for Women will soon finally close," asserted [...]

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Response to the Federal Budget 2000 – February 29, 2000

The National Council of Women of Canada Response to Federal Budget FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… February 29, 2000 The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) welcomes the infusion of an extra $2.5 billion into the education and health care systems, but questions whether this is enough to remedy problems connected with both systems. NCWC is [...]

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Bill 11 – Health Services – April 10, 2000

The National Council of Women of Canada Bill 11 - Health Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … April 10, 2000 The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) today called upon the Federal Government to work with the Provincial and Territorial Governments to find solutions to the problems that Canadians are experiencing in accessing health services. [...]

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Health Care Funding – September 12, 2000

The National Council of Women of Canada Health Care Funding FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE … September 12, 2000 NCWC welcomes the news of the agreement on health care funding reached yesterday at the First Ministers meeting. It has been clear for some time that the health care system has been badly under funded, and that this [...]

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The the People of the USA – September 9/11- September 13, 2001

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Ottawa September 13, 2001 The People of the United States of America On behalf of the members of the National Council of Women of Canada, a federation of volunteers working towards improved social conditions, we would like to convey our sincerest condolences to the people [...]

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