1. The General Synod of the Church of England in Canada expresses its appreciation of the steps thus far taken by the Department of Immigration and Colonization of the Government of Canada in the direction of showing at the present juncture a preference for immigration from the British Isles. It desires to urge upon the Department the vital need of extending its provisions to ensure the happy, satisfactory and permanent settlement of the immigrant in Canada.
2. The General Synod expresses its approval of the work done by the Council for Social Service to ensure the welcome and welfare of the newcomer, recommends the formation of local welcome and welfare Committees at all places in which immigrants settle, and urges upon the Clergy and Churchpeople generally the duty of welcoming the newcomers at the earliest opportunity to our Church life and activities and of linking them up with all agencies helpful to their spiritual and social welfare.
(1) Subject to the authority of the Council, the Council shall appoint an Executive Committee, which shall consist of four Bishops, four Clergymen, four Laymen, and two women, together with the Chairman of the Council and the General Secretary and the Treasurer thereof.
Amend the first line to read, "(1) Subject to the authority of the Executive Council, the Council for Social Service shall appoint, etc." ADOPTED by both Houses.