Nov 17 1981

November 17, 1981

2018-05-22T15:04:50+00:00November 17th, 1981|

Roman Catholic Bishops of Northern dioceses wrote to the Prime Minister to express concern about the decision of the First Ministers to eliminate Part II (section 34) of the Constitution package calling for the recognition and affirmation of the Aboriginal and treaty rights of Native Peoples in the Constitution.

Sep 17 1981

September 17, 1981

2018-05-22T15:04:22+00:00September 17th, 1981|

The Social Affairs Commission chair wrote to the minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the Minister of Health and Welfare, expressing concern about reports that the federal and Quebec governments had failed to implement major portions of the James Bay agreement.

Aug 14 1981

August 14, 1981

2018-05-22T15:03:54+00:00August 14th, 1981|

The Social Affairs Commission chair wrote to the minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, expressing appreciation of the government’s decision to delay construction of the Norman Wells Pipeline and to suspend work on Petro Canada leases in the Mackenzie Valley for two years as requested by Dene and Metis […]

Jun 12 1981

June 12, 1981

2018-05-22T15:03:26+00:00June 12th, 1981|

CCCB President Joseph N. MacNeil, Archbishop of Edmonton, wrote to Bishops in support of ensuring that the Native people of the North would benefit from development, expressing concern about the potential impact of Bill C-48, Oil and Gas legislation.

Apr 16 1981

April 16, 1981

2018-05-22T15:03:01+00:00April 16th, 1981|

President Joseph N. MacNeil, Archbishop of Edmonton, wrote to the Hon. John Munro, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, in support of the Inuit Tapirisat resolution regarding a proposed Inuit Broadcasting System.

Mar 25 1981

March 25, 1981

2018-05-22T15:02:14+00:00March 25th, 1981|

The Social Affairs Commission chair wrote to the federal government about recent proposals for oil and gas legislation (Bill C-48), asserting that the legislation would pose a serious threat to Aboriginal Peoples of the North and other permanent residents of the territories.

Jan 26 1981

January 26, 1981

2018-05-22T15:17:35+00:00January 26th, 1981|

The chair of the Social Affairs Commission wrote to the prime minister regarding the Amax Corporation operation in Kitsault, BC, and the Nishga Tribal Council, urging a full-scale independent inquiry on social and environmental impacts.

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