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Land Claim Negotiations

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Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 91
Date
1995 June 1-9
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 91
Mover
Mr. R. Robinson
Seconder
Archbishop D. Crawley
Text
That this General Synod:
a) reaffirm its recognition and support of the First Nations' struggle to obtain justice regarding land claims through negotiations;
b) reaffirm its commitment to support the process of negotiations with First Nations towards a just and timely resolution of outstanding land claims;
c) urge the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to bring forward proposals that will provide a land and resource base sufficient to assure self-determination for the Nisga'a people; and
d) request the Primate to make this position known to the respective governments.
The mover and the seconder agreed to amend the motion as follows:
1. by adding the words "and all other First Nations" at the end of c);
2. by adding a new section d) which reads:
"urge the Government of Canada to settle all outstanding native land claims in a just and expedient manner;"
3. relettering d) to e).
The amended motion now reads:
a) reaffirm its recognition and support of the First Nations' struggle to obtain justice regarding land claims through negotiations;
c) urge the Governments of Canada and British Columbia to bring forward proposals that will provide a land and resource base sufficient to assure self-determination for the Nisga'a people; and all other First Nations;
d) urge the Government of Canada to settle all outstanding native land claims in a just and expedient manner;
e) request the Primate to make this position known to the respective governments. CARRIED Act 91
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims - Anglican Church of Canada
Nisga'a - British Columbia - Claims
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
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Report of Committee on Method of Electing the Primate

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Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archdeacon Balfour
Seconder
Dr. Blagrave
Prologue
Message No.3 "Report of the Committee on Method of Electing the Primate" consideration of which had been deferred until the Report should be in the hands of the members of the House, was now considered. The following Report was read by the Deputy-Prolocutor:
Committee on Method of Electing the Primate
The Committee met on Monday evening, Sept. 12th, 1927, in the City Hall, Kingston, Ont.
There were present, the Archbishops of Huron and New Westminster, the Bishops of Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa and Saskatchewan, and Chancellor Gisborne.
The Archbishop of Huron was elected chairman of the Committee in succession to the Archbishop of Algoma.
The Chairman reviewed the work of the Committee hitherto and read the correspondence which had been handed to him by the Archbishop of Algoma. The correspondence covered a period from 1921 to the present time.
After a full consideration of the present situation and of suggested changes, the Committee passed the following resolution, viz.:
"That the Committee, after careful consideration of many points of view, both practical and historical, that have been brought before them, have come to the conclusion that they can recommend no change in the method of the election of the Primate."
The Committee now beg to submit this Report and recommend its adoption.
David Huron, Chairman; John Charles Ottawa, Secretary; Sept. 12, 1927, Kingston, Ont.
Text
Resolved, That this House concurs in Message No.3.
Notes
No.3 Election of Primate
That the Report of the Committee on the Method of Election of Primate be adopted recommending that no change be made in the manner of the election and that the Lower House be asked to concur.
No.3A
That the Lower House concurs in Message No.3 of the Upper House.
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