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Canadian Human Rights Act

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:600.10.34
Club:Montreal
Province:Quebec
Year:1976
Status:Resolved
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada strongly urges the Government of Canada to pursue expeditiously as possible the purpose of Bill C-72 through Parliament to final conclusion and enactment.FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED THAT BPW Canada recommends that a Federal Human Rights Commission be set up that would:1. be directly responsible to Parliament2. have power to investigate the administration of human rights legislation as well as the power to enforce the law by laying charges and prosecuting offenders;3. deal specifically with the protection of women's rights;4. suggest changes in Human Rights legislation and promote wide spread respect for human rights.

 

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Article ID: 816