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2403, 2014

Study Groups

By |March 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Where there are not sufficient numbers of Organizations to form a Council, Study Groups may be formed. A Study Group is a group of individual women, who may or may not be affiliated with other community organizations.  If you would like information on how to reach the group closest to you, or if you are […]

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2203, 2014

Emily Ferguson Murphy (1868-1933)

By |March 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

 

Emily was a best-seller author under the name Janey Canuck. She served on many local boards and committees and was especially interested in women and children’s causes. She was very instrumental in the passing of the Dower Act and the Married Women’s Protection Act 1910 – 1911.

Before that time, women were prohibited from owning property […]

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2203, 2014

Henrietta Muir Edwards (1849-1931)

By |March 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

 

Henrietta was born in 1849 to a privileged Montreal family. She was an evangelical Christian who believed in practicing what was preached. After ” finishing” school and the obligatory tour of Europe, she talked her father into buying a big house in downtown Montreal where she established the Working Girls Association where single girls could […]

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2203, 2014

Statement Girls and Violence

By |March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Statement, Text|0 Comments

Girls/Young Women and Violence Project

An initiative of the National Council of Women of Canada

Funded by Status of Women Canada

Prepared by the Core Advisory Committee:

Ruth Brown, Joyce Ireland, Annette Werk, Helen Saravanamuttoo (Chair)

The Forum, generously sponsored by Status of Women Canada, occurred on 5 June 1999 in Winnipeg, in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of […]

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2203, 2014

Statement 20121005 Universal Periodic Review NCWC CFUW

By |March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Statement, Text|0 Comments

 

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) and National Council of Women Canada

(NCWC)

Joint Submission on the Occasion of Canada’s Universal Periodic Review
Submitted October 5, 2012

About CFUW: Founded in 1919, CFUW is a national, non-profit, self-funded, non-governmental, women’s equality-seeking organization of close to 9, 000 women graduates, students and associate members in 110 Clubs […]

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2203, 2014

Statement 20020621 Pay Equity Task Force

By |March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Statement, Text|0 Comments

Submission to the Pay Equity Task Force National Council of Women of Canada June 21, 2002

Introduction

The National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) is pleased to participate in the Pay Equity Task Force’s review of the federal pay equity legislative provisions.

Founded in 1893, NCWC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization of women representing a large number […]

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2203, 2014

Statement 200611 Perspectives of Families and Clients

By |March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Statement, Text|0 Comments

The Way We See It:

A Discussion Paper
which examines
Perspectives of Families and Clients
within the
Current Mental Health System in Manitoba

November, 2006

 

Acknowledgements

This discussion paper is respectfully submitted by the Ad-hoc Committee on Mental Health to the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba, Inc.

Co-chairs:

Beverley Goodwin spearheaded, in 1997, the formation of the study and action group […]

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2203, 2014

Presentation 20110604 Peters Popular Culture Mental Health

By |March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Presentation, Text|0 Comments

Popular Culture’s Influence on the

Mental Health and Body Image of Girls and Women

The following is a summary of the panel presentation given by Lori Peters
at the NCWC on June 4, 2011

Every day we are inundated with information that has the potential to influence our thoughts, opinions, and beliefs. Within minutes we have […]

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2003, 2014

Notes 20111027 Comments on Bill S-2

By |March 20th, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Note, Text|0 Comments

Comments on the proposed Bill S-2 – An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves

Prepared by Mary Scott, on behalf of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), and the Provincial Council of Women of Manitoba, Inc. […]

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2003, 2014

Notes 20030730 Background on Homelessness

By |March 20th, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Note, Text|0 Comments

Background Information re Homelessness

NCWC’s Common Program this year is Homelessness and Housing for the Homeless. At the AGM, it was decided that Councils may choose whatever they wish to do in this area. As Councils work on the Common Program, they might wish to examine the programs currently in effect in their areas, gather […]

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