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0.7% Development Goal

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Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 28
Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 28
Mover
Archdeacon Dennis Drainville
Seconder
Bishop Jim Njegovan
Text
That this General Synod
1. Affirm the Development Goal of the United Nations for each developed country to contribute 0.7% of its gross national product to Official Development Assistance (ODA) in developing countries.
2. Request the General Secretary to write to the Government of Canada by June 30, 2004, urging it to act on the 0.7% Development Goal, using the proposal of the Canadian Council of International Cooperation for reaching this goal by 2015:
- To increase foreign aid by 12% annually between 2009 -- an additional $750 million over the next three years to increases already planned
- To increase foreign aid by 15% between 2009-2015.
3. Affirm the challenge of the 1998 Lambeth Conference to dioceses and provinces of the Anglican Communion to provide 0.7% of their own resources to fight global poverty.
4. Request the Primate
- to encourage Anglicans to give their generous support to the PWRDF and Anglican Appeal, which together with the Partnerships budget of General Synod, represent the Anglican Church of Canada's financial commitment to supporting international development programs, fighting poverty, and strengthening international and intra-Anglican partnerships.
- to report to the Anglican Communion by August 31, 2004, through the Task Team on Poverty and Trade, on the Anglican Church of Canada's contributions to development and poverty work to help give a complete picture of the Anglican Communion's efforts to achieve Millennium Development Goals. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 28
Subjects
Economic assistance - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Economic assistance - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Economic assistance, Canadian
Church and development - Anglican Church of Canada
Poverty - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Poverty - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Economic justice - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Economic justice - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Millennium Development Goals
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1 Appendix A - Task Force on the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood

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Date
1971 January - February
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Date
1971 January - February
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Mover
The Most Reverend E.W. Scott
Seconder
Dr. J.G. Morden
Text
That a letter be sent from this Session of General Synod to Bishop Steer thanking him for his work as Chairman of the Committee on Theological Education. CARRIED
Subjects
Steer, Stanley C. (Stanley Charles), 1900-1997
Anglican Church of Canada. Committee on Theological Education
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5. Correspondence

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Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
McPherrin
Seconder
Graham
Prologue
- A letter from the Ven. E. Huggill, Diocese of Saskatoon, regarding payment of national apportionment. The Council expressed appreciation to the Diocese of Saskatoon for its action.
- A letter from Mr. D. Burpee, Diocese of Toronto, regarding Eglinton Deanery presentation to this meeting of the Council.
- Greetings to the Church in Canada have been received from the Synod of the Diocese of Antigua, Province of the Church of the West Indies.
Text
That this correspondence be received. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council - Records and correspondence
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7. Correspondence

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Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Shepherd
Seconder
Maybee
Prologue
The General Secretary reported the following correspondence:
a) Diocese of Calgary, January 31, 1974 - officially inviting General Synod, 1977 to meet in the City of Calgary. (To be dealt with in the Report of the Committee on Organization).
b) Secretary of the Doctrine and Worship Committee, December 28, 1973 - re: proposed changes, Terms of Reference, Doctrine and Worship Committee. The General Secretary reported that this was put before the Committee on Organization, and has been referred to the Task Force on the Handbook.
c) Miss Betty Graham - Summary of highlights - Anglican Information No. 6, Anglican Consultative Council. (Circulated, for information.)
d) The Right Rev. H.V.R. Short - Expressing appreciation, on behalf of the clergy of the Diocese of Saskatchewan for stipend augmentation received in 1973.
e) The Venerable L. Hatfield - Letter of appreciation.
f) Colonel D. Mitchell - Letter of appreciation.
g) The Diocesan Synod Secretary of the Diocese of Accra, Ghana, December 10, 1973 - Expressing appreciation, on behalf of the Diocese of Accra for assistance received from the Anglican Church of Canada. The General Secretary referred the members to a collation of similar expressions referred to the National Executive Council by the Reverend T. Anthony, and circulated for information.
Text
That this correspondence be received. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council - Records and correspondence
Church of the Province of West Africa. Diocese of Accra
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22. Pension Committee

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Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Short
Seconder
Berry
Text
That the Pension Board be authorized to conduct a Special Names campaign to provide capital funds to augment the pensions of members of the Pension Plan who do not enjoy Canada Pension Plan benefits, and other similar purposes; and that the Pension Committee be given the primary responsibility for organizing this campaign in consultation with the Task Force on Funding National Goals; and
that the Task Force which will conduct this campaign be nominated by the Pension Committee, and appointed by the Officers of Synod; and that the Task Force be directed to report both interim and final plans to the Officers of Synod for their approval prior to implementation. CARRIED
Subjects
Pensions - Anglican Church of Canada
Pensions - Canada
Fund raising - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Task Force on Funding National Goals
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25th Anniversary of the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood

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Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 84
Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 84
Mover
Mr. David Watts
Seconder
Bishop Ann Tottenham
Text
That this session of the General Synod recognize, celebrate, and affirm the role of women, on this 25th anniversary of the ordination of women in the Anglican Church of Canada. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 84
Subjects
Ordination of women - Anglican Church of Canada
Women clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
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27. Report of the Task Force on Human Life - Report on Artificial Insemination - Donor

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Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
MacKenzie
Seconder
Asbil
Prologue
Archbishop Scott expressed deep appreciation to the members of the Task Force, recognizing the contribution made by Mrs. Phyllis Creighton and the Rev. Canon Paul Chidwick.
Mrs. Creighton spoke to the report on Artificial Insemination - Donor, and invited discussion and questions from the floor.
Text
That the National Executive Council receive the Report (A.I.D.) and give approval to its circulation for information and discussion. CARRIED
Subjects
Artificial insemination, Human - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Bioethics - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Reproductive technology - Canada
Reproductive technology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Creighton, Phyllis (Phyllis Joyce Manning)
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27. Report of the Task Force on Human Life - Report on Euthanasia

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Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 May 3-6
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Whytehead
Seconder
Fenwick
Prologue
Dr. L. Whytehead and the Rev. Canon Paul Chidwick presented this report and spoke briefly to it.
Text
That this report be received. CARRIED
Subjects
Euthanasia - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Dying : considerations concerning the passage from life to death
Whytehead, Lawrence (Lawrence Layard), 1914-2005
Chidwick, Paul Field, 1930-2007
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29. Report of the Nominating Committee

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Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Nock
Seconder
Watton
Text
That Bishop Maguire be appointed to the Unit on Public Social Responsibility, and if he be not able to serve, Bishop Ragg be so appointed. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Public Social Responsibility Unit - Membership
Maguire, Robert Kenneth, 1923-2000
Ragg, David (Theodore David Butler), 1919-2002
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[200th Anniversary of the Oldest Parish Church]

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Date
1946 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1946 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Rev. Canon C.G. Lawrence
Seconder
Major General W.B. Anderson
Text
Whereas, the General Synod has learned with satisfaction that plans are under way for a fitting observance of the 200th Anniversary of the oldest parish church of our Communion in the Overseas Dominions,
And desires to mark the occasion with some suitable plaque or memorial,
Resolved that the matter be referred to the Executive Council for consideration and action. CARRIED in both Houses.
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