Minutes of the Ottawa Regional Women’s Committee – 28 April 2011



APRIL 28, 2011


 June Dale, Chairperson

Claudette Guibord, UCTE

Zelma Buckley, UNDE

Vicki-Lynn Smith, UTE

Debbie McCarthy, UTE

Carrie Bolton, NRU

Patricia Johnson, PSAC



 Linda Koenders, UTE

Sara Cousins, UTE


 1. Adoption of the previous minutes

m/s/c  C. Bolton/V. Lynn Smith


  1. Adoption of Agenda

m/s/c  C. Guibord/Z. Buckley


  1. NCRConvention Resolutions


June reported that ORWC Resolution #1 was ruled out of order. There was a further discussion about the Committee’s strategy to have their resolutions supported at the Convention.


  1. Federal Elections Policy Panel April 27, 2011


June described the event which took place at the Main Branch of the Ottawa Public Library. There were approximately 35 in attendance. The turn-out was less than was anticipated. However, it was a successful event, just the same.



Maria Fitzpatrick moderated the debate and the guests were excellent. The panel consisted of the following representatives:

Liz Rowley, Communist Party of Canada

Anita Vandenbeld, Liberal Party of Canada

Marlene Riviere, New Democratic Party

Jen Hunter, Green Party of Canada


  1. NCRREVP All-Candidates’ Meeting


June and Louise Patrice will plan this activity over the next few weeks.


  1. WISE Women’s Network donation


This will be dealt with at the next ORWC meeting.


  1. Next Meeting:


May 26, 2011


  1. Adjournment