The Anglican Church of Canada through its Primate's World Relief Fund has sent $2,500 to alleviate distress and for restoration work in Aberfan, South Wales, arising from the coal-slag avalanche which took the lives of some 150 persons, mostly children.
In making the money available to Rt. Rev. W.G.H. Simon, Bishop of Llandaff, Canon Maurice Wilkinson, secretary of the relief fund, cabled that the heart-felt prayers of all Canadian Anglicans were being offered for the people of Aberfan.
That the recommendation from the Board of Finance reading, "The Board has approved a provision that air travel will be permitted, if required, for all members of the National Executive Council to attend the Fredericton meetings" be approved. CARRIED
The General Secretary suggested and it was agreed that the Archbishop of Canterbury's itinerary for his Canadian visit in August should be appended to these minutes.