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National Action Committee on the Status of Women fonds
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1975-1983 Credit/Banking

File consists of records related to women and credit/loan applications, including complaint letters to various banks (e.g. Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal and The Royal Bank of Canada), replies, and an information booklet from the Women and the Law Association. Mainly includes correspondence.

1979 Children: international year of the child

File consists of records related to the 1979 International Year of the Child (IYC), including a bulletin issue from "The Canadian Commission for IYC", project funding requests and replies, information on the Canadian Preparatory Committee for the World Conference, Canadian Committee for the IYC meeting notices and minutes, a Congress of Canadian Women newsletter, letters from House of Commons and Secretary of State, etc. Includes a poster, memos, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, etc.

Political Action: how to lobby, paper/strategies

File consists of records related to lobbying, including suggestions on how to prepare and present briefs, effective lobbying, etc. Also includes a "Shocking Pin Paper" from the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, where facts about diverse topics on women in society are listed with what questions to pose to political candidates during meetings. Includes newspaper clippings, discussion papers, notes from various workshops, etc.

Speeches, later 70's

File consists of transcribed speeches on behalf of women speakers/panelists including a few from Grace Hartman and two from Monique Begin. Speeches are on women-related topics, such as professional development, gender salary gap, research, community involvement, etc., given during conferences and meetings including The Annual Congress of the Chambre des Notaires du Quebec, Annual Meeting of the National Council of the YMCAs of Canada, The Atlantic Association of Sociologists and Anthropologists, etc.

Political Action: women in politics, sharing the power

File consists of records related to women and politics, including topics such as a desire to increase women's presence in political roles at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. Other topics include information on Therese Casgrain and strategies on how to increase women in political roles. Includes newspaper clippings, brochure, a speech, two information folders from the Advisory Council on the Status of Women on "Sharing the Power", etc.
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