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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Susan Howatt, Council of Canadians Water Campaigner Notes: Panel Presentation on Water- National Council of Women of Canada AGM June 2nd, 2007 Regina Inn, Regina Saskatchewan There is no question that we are facing a global water crisis. Around the world, 1.1 billion people do not have access to clean drinking water, and more than [...]
WOMEN'S HEALTH RESEARCH: A PORTRAIT OF WOMEN'S HEALTH IN ATLANTIC CANADA' Speaking notes to the National Council of Women of Canada Annual Meeting June 2, 2002 by Carol Amaratunga Executive Director Atlantic Centre of Excellence for Women's Health Halifax, Nova Scotia 1.1 OPENING REMARKS: IT IS A PRIVILEGE AND HONOUR TO SPEAK THIS MORNING ON [...]
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 [...]
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 [NCWC], 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [NCWC] 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]