That this Council of General Synod join with the Aboriginal Rights Coalition and the Canadian Ecumenical Jubilee Initiative in calling on the federal government "to act immediately to establish a truly independent commission with the mandate to implement Aboriginal land, treaty and inherent rights." CARRIED #05-11-00
Ms. Susan MacKay-Smith presented the report, noting that page two, by articulating the relations with The Anglican Church of Canada, addressed concerns on how the Fund would operate while still being a part of the church. She noted that once approval was received, the next steps would be to apply for corporation status and a Revenue Canada tax number.
That the Council of General Synod support the action by the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund to proceed with arrangements for incorporation and registration as a charitable, not for profit corporation to be known as The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund / Le fonds du primat pour le secours et le developpement mondial, working in close association with the Anglican Church of Canada. CARRIED #05-05-00