Posted 2018-01-30 in Open Letters
The undersigned organizations wholeheartedly support the recent changes made to the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program, which seek to secure greater fulfillment of human rights in accordance with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We call on all political parties in Canada to do the same.
Posted 2014-05-22 by Julie Shugarman in Open Letters
In a letter addressed to the Canadian Federation of Law Societies, NAWL expresses its grave concern regarding Trinity Western University’s proposal to open a new law school. Trinity Western’s University’s requirement that students and staff sign a “community covenant agreement” is discriminatory.
Posted 2012-09-28 by Julie Shugarman in Open Letters
NAWL calls for Rona Ambrose’s resignation as the the Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.
Posted 2008-11-24 in Open Letters
NAWL evaluates the federal government on its responsiveness to national issues: budgeting and fiscal management, jobs and well-being, participation of Canadians, Crime and Safety, Building Stronger Government Institutions, and Promoting Equality for Girls and Women. See the Report.
Posted 2007-09-17 by Alison Dewar in Open Letters
NAWL is forced to lay off staff and shut down our office due to federal funding changes.
Posted 2007-05-10 in Open Letters
In celebration of Mother’s Day, the National Association of the Law brings to Parliament Hill a message on behalf of women across Quebec and the rest of Canada.
Posted 2007-02-14 in Open Letters
NAWL sends a valentine to all federal MPs.
Posted 2006-12-09 in Open Letters
The December 10th Statement for Women’s Equality and Human Rights was released to the media at a press conference in Ottawa on Parliament Hill on December 10th, 2006, International Human Rights Day.
Posted 2006-11-30 by Andrée Côté in Open Letters
NAWL had requested an meeting with Prime Minister Harper but he declined the invitation. This letter reviews the issues raised previously and asks again for a meeting.
Posted 2006-06-28 by Andrée Côté in Open Letters
In 1976 Canada ratified the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Yet, despite having ratified this Covenant 30 years ago, little progress has been achieved for the most vulnerable groups in Canadian society.