Legislation #3 – Blanca Stead -
“First, I thank God through Jesus Christ for all of you” (Rom 1:8)
1.1 Petition to the B.C. Legislature concerning hospice and palliative care:
The B.C. Legislature re-
Next step: The provincial government needs to hear directly from us. Letters to the Minister of Health and cc to the Premier and our MLAs are the most effective way to express our views and concerns.
1.2 Petition e-
Nancy Simms, National Chairperson of Legislation has reminded us of this e-
or subject. For petitioners it is important to know that once they have provided all the required information on the petition website, they will receive an email and they need to click on the link in the email to complete the verification that they wish to sign the petition. If the email link is not clicked, the signature will not be completed and therefore will not be included in the final tally.
2 Bill C-
This bill received the 2nd Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons on January 31, 2017.
3. Fundamental Freedoms:
“Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms:
(a) freedom of conscience and religion;” (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms)
After the approval of Bill C-
The call for action:
4.May 2017 Elections.
One hundred years ago women won the right to vote in British Columbia. After many years of the suffragists’ efforts trying to win this right, in April of 1917, B.C. became the fourth Canadian province to grant women the right to vote in provincial elections and to run for provincial office. On January 24th, 1918, Mary Ellen Smith, received 58% of the vote in the by-
In May 2017, we, the women of B.C. can exercise this right. Is it important to vote?
Blessings to you all,