Letter to Prime Minister Paul Martin on NAPE Supreme Court Decision

On October 24, 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that because of an alleged impending ‘fiscal crisis’, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador had the right to back out of an agreement to correct discriminatory wages for women health care workers. This amounts to a special tax on Newfoundland women! NAWL, in collaboration with […]

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Letter to Premier Danny Williams on NAPE Supreme Court Decision

On October 24, 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that because of an alleged impending ‘fiscal crisis’, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador had the right to back out of an agreement to correct discriminatory wages for women health care workers. This amounts to a special tax on Newfoundland women! NAWL, in collaboration with […]

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Letter to Irwin Cotler, Minister of Justice, on Custody and Access and the Reform of the Divorce Act

Minister of Justice Irwin Cotler has recognized on more than one occasion that “women’s rights are human rights”. Yet he was ready to consider re-introducing Bill C-22 to amend the Divorce Act without any analysis whatsoever of the impact of proposed changes on women’s equality, security and other human rights. NAWL let him know why […]

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Custody, Visitation and Child Support

Available only in French. Ottawa, le 22 février 2002 L’Honorable Martin Cauchon Ministre de la Justice 284, rue Wellington Ottawa (Ont.) K1A 0H8 Objet: Garde, droit de visite et pension alimentaire des enfants Monsieur le Ministre, L’Association nationale de la femme et du droit s’adresse à vous dans un dossier de la plus haute importance […]

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