Presentations to Government
Posted 2016-06-23 in Presentations to Government
NAWL appeared before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women’s hearings on Violence Against Women and Girls in Canada.
Posted 2016-05-11 in Presentations to Government
On May 4, 2016 NAWL appeared before the Special Committee on pay equity, urging the government to repeal the Public Sector Equitable Compensation Act and take immediate steps to draft proactive and comprehensive federal pay equity legislation.
Not in the Best Interests of Women and Children - An Analysis of Bill 422: An Act to Amend the Divorce Act
Posted 2009-08-01 by Pamela Cross in Presentations to Government
On June 16, 2009, Saskatoon-Wanuskawin Conservative Party MP Maurice Vellacott introduced Bill C-422 to the House of Commons. This Bill is the latest incarnation of a series of Bills, Motions and other legal and political maneouvrings that have attempted to eliminate the concepts of custody and access from the federal Divorce Act in favour of a presumption in favour of equal parenting.
Posted 2009-06-22 by Susan Russell in Presentations to Government
Brief to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Our concern over the Public Sector Equitable Compensation Act begins with the way it was introduced. By bundling it into the 2009 Budget package, Parliament was unable to evaluate the merits or dangers of the legislation independent of the Budget. Given [...]
Posted 2006-12-11 by Margaret Denike in Presentations to Government
Presentation on the abolition of the Court Challenges Program to the 39th Parliament,1st Session, Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO).
Posted 2006-12-06 by Andrée Côté in Presentations to Government
Presentation on changes to the Status of Women Canada to the 39th Parliament,1st Session, Standing Committee on the Status of Women (FEWO).
Posted 2006-11-07 by Chantal Tie in Presentations to Government
Presentation on human trafficking to the 39th PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION, Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Transcript from the FEWO web site.
Posted 2004-11-21 in Presentations to Government
Submissions to the Finance Committee by the Canadian Research Institute on the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), the National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada (NOIVMWC), Media Watch, Womenspace, the Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA), the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL), the Féd
Posted 2003-07-01 by NAWL Working Group on Family Law in Presentations to Government
The current Divorce Act presents a number of challenges and barriers to women with children who leave abusive men. The absence of spelled-out criteria to guide judges in applying the best interests of the child test means that women and children are vulnerable to considerable judicial discretion.
Posted 2003-05-23 in Presentations to Government
Federally Sentenced Women: Canada’s Breach of Fiduciary Duty and Failure to Adhere to International Obligations