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Christine Lamont and David Spencer (Cont'd from page 15)

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Date
1992 November 17-20
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 72-11-92
Date
1992 November 17-20
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 72-11-92
Mover
Ven. R. MacRae
Seconder
Rev. Dr. J. Maffin
Prologue
From page 15
MEMBERS' CONCERNS
Christine Lamont and David Spencer: This couple was imprisoned in Brazil in 1989 with regard to a kidnapping. Following discussion, the Primate offered to consult with Robert MacRae and the Archbishop of Ottawam Edwin Lackey, regarding a letter to the Secretary of State for External Affairs. (See page 41)
Text
That the NEC request the Primate to ask the Secretary of State for External Affairs to provide within 10 days the rationale for the refusal to request the expulsion of Christine Lamont and David Spencer from Brazil; and
that the Primate, together with the Archbishop of Ottawa, be encouraged to pursue the matter. CARRIED #72-11-92
Notes
Mr. Justice Ron Stevenson abstained and Mr. Justice David Wright was not present in the House.
Subjects
Lamont, Christine
Spencer, David
Canada. Dept. of External Affairs
Canada - Foreign relations - Brazil
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Communication with the Government of Canada Re Mr. Maher Arar and Mr. Abdullah Almalki #044-14-03-11

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Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 30-11-03
Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 30-11-03
Mover
Chancellor Ronald Stevenson
Seconder
Mr. Matthew Kett
Prologue
Moved by: Mr. David Watts
Seconded by: Rev. Canon Dr. Bill Prentice
That this meeting of the Council of General Synod ask that the General Secretary:
1. communicate to the federal government and the Department of External Affairs, and Minister (Wm.) Graham, its displeasure at the government's decision not to conduct a public inquiry into the case of Maher Arar, the Canadian citizen who was detained in the U.S. by American immigration officials and deported to Syria where he was allegedly tortured and held in prison with no charges laid.
and
2. communicate to the ambassador of Syria in Canada its displeasure of the treatment of a Canadian citizen held in Syrian custody,
3. request the government to establish such a public inquiry into the case of Maher Arar,
4. urge the government to make every immediate effort to obtain the release of Canadian citizen Abdullah Almalki, currently being held in Syrian custody without charge, and reportedly being subjected to torture
Friendly amendment
The mover and seconder agreed to change the word "displeasure" with "grave concern," and in item 2 to change "grave concern of ..." to "grave concern at ..."
Amendment
Text
That the motion be amended by deleting item 2 and substituting:
1) communicate to the ambassadors of the United States of America and of Syria its grave concern at their countries' treatment of Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen,
Vote on the amendment CARRIED
Vote on the amended motion which now reads:
That this meeting of the Council of General Synod ask that the General Secretary:
1. communicate to the federal government and the Department of External Affairs, and Minister (Wm.) Graham, its grave concern at the government's decision not to conduct a public inquiry into the case of Maher Arar, the Canadian citizen who was detained in the U.S. by American immigration officials and deported to Syria where he was allegedly tortured and held in prison with no charges laid,
and
2) communicate to the ambassadors of the United States of America and of Syria its grave concern at their countries' treatment of Maher Arar, a Canadian citizen,
3) request the government to establish such a public inquiry into the case of Maher Arar,
4) urge the government to make every immediate effort to obtain the release of Canadian citizen Abdullah Almalki, currently being held in Syrian custody without charge, and reportedly being subjected to torture. CARRIED #30-11-03
Subjects
Arar, Maher
Almalki, Abdullah
Canada. Dept. of External Affairs
Canada - Foreign relations - Syria
Canada - Foreign relations - United States
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Diocese of British Columbia - Christine Lamont/David Spencer

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Date
1993 November
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 17-11-93
Date
1993 November
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 17-11-93
Mover
Archdeacon R. MacRae
Seconder
Rev. Dr. J. Maffin
Text
That, in the spirit of the November 1992 NEC resolution, the Primate be asked to initiate a conversation with the new Minister of External Affairs to encourage personal study and action by the Minister to bring about the expulsion of Christine Lamont and David Spencer from Brazil at the earliest opportunity. CARRIED #17-11-93
Notes
[Lt. Col. Don Matthews, Mr. Justice Ron Stevenson and Mr. Justice David Wright abstained.]
Subjects
Lamont, Christine
Spencer, David
Canada. Dept. of External Affairs
Canada - Foreign relations - Brazil
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