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Canadian Human Rights Act – 1976

  • RESET

Category:

LEGISLATION

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

600.10.34

Club:

Montreal

Province:

Quebec

Year:

1976

Status:

Resolved

Background:

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: 13047