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

The National Council of Women of Canada

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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 on resolutions took centre stage […]

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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

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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 of Canada/ Corrections Services of […]

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

The National Council of Women of Canada

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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 violence.
* Domestic Violence now accounts […]

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Depportation Order for the Bourouisa Family – October 23, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada

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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 note that the Department of […]

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Peace Not War – October 21, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada

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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 “to continue to press for a […]

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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

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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 Act;
Adding the principle of accountability to […]

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Week Without Violence – September, 2002

The National Council of Women of Canada

Week Without Violence

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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 Canada in 1996, interest 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 age of protection for […]

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Decriminalization of Marijuana –

The National Council of Women of Canada

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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 Government of Canada to:
a) examine decriminalized […]

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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

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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 Dawn McBride, President of […]

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Response to the Federal Budget 2000 – February 29, 2000

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Response to Federal Budget

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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 a strong supporter of […]

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Bill 11 – Health Services – April 10, 2000

The National Council of Women of Canada

Bill 11 – Health Services

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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.

The Council believes that health […]

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Health Care Funding – September 12, 2000

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Health Care Funding

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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 has had an impact […]

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

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN OF CANADA

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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 of the United States of […]

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