Resolution 9 Follow Up

Resolution 9 Follow Up

In following up to Resolution 9 that was carried at the 117th Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster, Bishop Skelton has written and sent the attached letter to The Hon. François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, Federal Government of Canada.

The motion is as follows:

Resolution 9 moved by the Reverend Emilie Smith and seconded by the Reverend Expedito Farinas is as follows: RESOLVED That this Synod  through the Bishop to the International Trade Minister Francois -Philippe Champagne calls upon the Government of Canada to institute a human rights ombudsperson for the international extractive sector with the power to independently investigate complaints, and make public their findings without the approval of any government ministry or cabinet.  

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The Reverend Emilie Smith speaks to the motion, May 27, 2017.

 

 

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