Canada, House of Commons Debates, Status of Women, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess (16 February 1981)
By: Canada (Parliament)
Citation: Canada, House of Commons Debates, 32nd Parl, 1st Sess, 1981 at 7247.
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STATUS 0F WOMEN
CONGRATULATIONS TO ORGANIZERS 0F INDEPENDENT
CON FERENCE-MOTION UNDER S.O. 43
Miss Pat Carney (Vancouver Centre): Madam Speaker, 1
rise under the provisions of Standing Order 43, to seek the
unanimous consent of the House on a matter of urgent and
pressing necessity. Whereas 1,200 women met this weekend on
Parliament Hill to discuss the proposed charter of rights and
to ensure that equality for women is enshrined in the constitution,
and since these women represented ail the provinces and
regions of Canada, 1 move, seconded by the hon. member for
Waterloo (Mr. McLean):
That this House congratulate the organizers of the Conference on Women and
the Constitution who mobilized, in less than two weeks, this forceful and
effective demonstration of women’s determination to achieve full equality in our
Madam Speaker: Is there unanimous consent for this
Some hon. Members: Agreed.
Some hon. Meinhers: No.