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Indian Act

Sub-Category: GENERAL
Resolution Number:600.10.144
Club:North Toronto

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada strongly urges the Government of Canada to amend the Indian Act to make it mandatory that upon divorce the marital property of couples living on an Indian reserve be divided equally between the partners in the marriage.And further be it resolved that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada to repeal Part IV Sec. 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, which exempts status Indians registered under the Indian Act from the Canadian Humans Rights legislation in order that the Canadian Human Rights Act will apply to the Indian Act.And further be it resolved that BPW Canada convey to the Native Women�s Association of Canada at the earliest opportunity following this meeting that BPW Canada has passed the above resolution is supporting the Aboriginal women in their quest to enshrine women�s property rights in the Indian Act.


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Article ID: 926