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Action re Notices of Motion - James Bay II

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Date
1991 November
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 71-11-91
Date
1991 November
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 71-11-91
Mover
Rt. Rev. C. Lawrence
Seconder
Miss M. Baker
Text
That this National Executive Council call for a complete halt to all development of the James Bay II project until there has been a full independent and open environmental assessment, and the agreement of the aboriginal peoples of that area for this development has been received; and further
that the Anglican and Roman Catholic communities in Canada and the United States be petitioned not to purchase Hydro Quebec bonds until this has been achieved; and further
that this motion be communicated to the governments of Quebec and Canada and the appropriate committees of the Anglican Church of Canada and others as appropriate. CARRIED #71-11-91
Subjects
James Bay Hydroelectric Project
Indians of North America - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indians of North America - Quebec (Province)
Hydro Quebec
Hydroelectric power plants - Environmental aspects - Canada
Environmental policy - Canada
Corporate social responsibility - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples in conservation of natural resources - Canada
Native peoples - Canada
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Moose Lake/Easterville Flooding

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Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 84
Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 84
Mover
Ven. F.J. Stewart
Seconder
Rt. Rev. J.F.S. Conlin
Text
That the Moose Lake Indian Band and the Chemawawin Indian Band (Easterville) be supported in their negotiations with the Province of Manitoba and the Federal Government of Canada to resolve the flooding damages caused by the construction of the Grand Rapids Hydro Electric Dam Project in 1962, which not only caused environmental damage, but also social disruptions to the lives of the many residents of Moose Lake and Chemawawin;
that this concern be communicated to the Federal and Provincial Governments by all means at the Church's disposal. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 84
Subjects
Moose Lake Indian Band
Chemawawin Indian Band (Easterville, Man.)
Indians of North America - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indians of North America - Manitoba
Hydroelectric power plants - Environmental aspects - Canada
Environmental policy - Canada
Dams - Manitoba
Dams - Environmental aspects
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Notices of Motion - Grand Rapids Dam

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Date
1989 March 8-10
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 43-03-89
Resolution 44-03-89
Date
1989 March 8-10
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 43-03-89
Resolution 44-03-89
Mover
Rt. Rev. G.F. Woolsey
Seconder
Ven D.J. Woeller
Prologue
The members were requested to endorse the following motion, which will be placed before the General Synod.
Moved by: Dr. L.L. Whytehead
Seconded by: Rt. Rev. J.F.S. Conlin
That the National Executive Council, being informed that the Diocese of Brandon intends to bring a resolution to General Synod requesting the Synod's support of the Moose Lake Band in seeking damages for the flooding caused by the construction of the Grand Rapids Dam in 1962, endorses the action of the Diocese of Brandon which aims to pressure the Provincial and Federal Governments to negotiate with the Band in good faith and to reach a speedy settlement.
The Right Reverend John Conlin provided an explanation for the motion.
Text
That two words in the above motion: namely, "pressure" and "speedy", be changed to "encourage" and "just". CARRIED #43-03-89
The motion, as amended, was put and CARRIED #44-03-89
Notes
The amended motion now reads:
That the National Executive Council, being informed that the Diocese of Brandon intends to bring a resolution to General Synod requesting the Synod's support of the Moose Lake Band in seeking damages for the flooding caused by the construction of the Grand Rapids Dam in 1962, endorses the action of the Diocese of Brandon which aims to encourage the Provincial and Federal Governments to negotiate with the Band in good faith and to reach a just settlement. CARRIED #44-03-89
Subjects
Indians of North America - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indians of North America - Manitoba
Indians of North America - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
Native peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Moose Lake Band
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Brandon
Moose Lake Indian Band
Chemawawin Indian Band (Easterville, Man.)
Hydroelectric power plants - Environmental aspects - Canada
Environmental policy - Canada
Dams - Manitoba
Dams - Environmental aspects
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Report of the Council for Native Ministries

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Date
1990 May
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-05-90
Date
1990 May
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-05-90
Mover
Rt. Rev. C. Lawrence
Seconder
Rt. Rev. H.J.P. Allan
Prologue
The Primate introduced representatives from the Council and brief addresses were given by Mr. S. Beardy, Mr. Norman Wesley and Mr. Dale Ahenakew. Grave concern was expressed regarding proposed damming of the Severn River system by Ontario Hydro.
Text
That this NEC of the Anglican Church of Canada reaffirm its support to Canada's Aboriginal People where resource development is proposed that infringes and threatens the existence of Aboriginal People; and
That this NEC of the Anglican Church of Canada support the position of: 1. The Coalition of Severn River Chiefs in their struggle to have the Severn River system designated as a dam-free zone.
2. The Moose Factory First Nation on hydroelectric development, proposed by Ontario Hydro's development plan contained in their document "Providing the Balance of Power" in the Moose River drainage basin; and
furthermore, that this NEC communicate this resolution to Ontario Hydro and authorize the Council for Native Ministries and the Public Social Responsibility Unit to work with the Dioceses of Keewatin and Moosonee in implementing this policy. CARRIED #05-05-90
Subjects
Hydroelectric power plants - Environmental aspects - Canada
Dams - Ontario
Dams - Environmental aspects
Indians of North America - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indians of North America - Ontario
Indigenous peoples in conservation of natural resources - Canada
Native peoples - Canada
Ontario Hydro
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Keewatin
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Moosonee
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