This series consists of Judy Rebick’s accumulated subject files, documenting issues pertinent to the women’s movement and the status of women. The series contains a significant amount of news clippings on the topic of violence against women as well as records on Indigenous women’s groups position vis-a-vis proposed Constitutional reform. The series contains background papers, briefs, and presentations as well as news clippings, correspondence and communiques, accumulated personally by Judy Rebick.
This series consists of both administrative and lobbying records pertaining to Judy Rebick's presidency of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC). The series includes records from several NAC Annual General Meetings (AGMs) as well as positions of women's organizations on the Constitutional debates and the federal government's proposed Meech Lake Accord. The records reflect on the organization's efforts to oppose federal funding cuts to women's programs and to develop strategic positions during Canada's debate on constitutional reform.
The file contains papers on proportional representation and a news clipping related to electoral reform. The file includes a draft version of "Electoral Systems and Representative Legislatures: Consideration of Alternative Electoral Systems."
The Judy Rebick fonds reflects mostly on Rebick's work as president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC) as well as her research into issues impacting the status of women. The first series, NAC presidency, contains the organization's lobbying records as well as records pertaining to the organization's everyday administrative activities. The second series, Resource material, consists mostly of news clippings, briefs, communiques, correspondence and papers pertaining to subjects that impacted women such as employment equity, the Meech Lake Accord, and federal cuts to women's programs. These records were collected personally by Rebick.
The National Action Committee on Status of Women (NAC) fonds reflects the everyday activities of Canada’s largest lobbying women’s group. The fonds is structured in 11 series that document NAC’s creation, administrative activities, membership management and financial activities. The fonds is strong in meeting minutes, annual general meeting minutes, campaigns, subject files, correspondence, and personnel files. The records consist mostly of textual material as well as limited photographs, audiovisual material, and t-shirts.
National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC)
This fonds consists of documents relating to the Business and Professional Women's Club of Ottawa (BPWCO)'s administration, committees, finances, events such as Biennial Conventions, Annual Provincial Conferences, programs and workshops, views on various women's issues such as minimum wage, equality and abortion. It contains mostly textual material such as correspondence, speeches, procedures, publications, reports, budgets, and newspaper clippings, in addition to some photographs and certificates.
Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ottawa (BWCPO)
This item is a black plexiglas with a silver frame with an engraved Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Club (CFBPWC)'s engraved emblem and text "BPW/FCCP Canada Promotion Ottawa Club Moncton Convention, July 1994" and three seed pearls. The plaque was placed in oversize box 16.
This item is a certificate "Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. On the occasion of the 34th Biennial Convention July 1994, The Business Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs does hereby attest that the: Ottawa Club has qualified to receive this certificate for its outstanding contribution to the promotion of the Federation by significantly increasing in its membership for the year 1993-1994" and "La Fédération canadienne des clubs de femmes de carrières commerciales et professionnelles. À l'occasion de sa 34e Convention biennale de juillet 1994, la Fédération canadienne des clubs de femmes de carrières commerciales et professionnelles désire honorer de façon spéciale: Ottawa Club pour sa contribution remarquable à la promotion de la Fédération par l'accroissement exceptionnel du nombre de ses membres pour l'année 1993-1994".