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Sisters in Spirit, Native Women's Association in Canada

Category:NATIONAL AFFAIRS
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:700.20.20
Club:London
Province:Ontario
Year:2010
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada to provide the requested funding a minimum of $1 million per year, as promised, for the Sisters in Spirit five-year mandate, to continue their work as set out in the Sisters in Spirit Initiative, Issue Paper, prepared by Native Women’s Association of Canada for the National Aboriginal Women’s Summit, June 20-22, 2007 in Corner Brook, NL,AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada to commit resources (police personnel and funds) to find the missing women in Canada, and in particular the Aboriginal women as identified by the Sisters in Spirit in their research.

 

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