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On December 6th, members of the Greater Moncton Human Rights committee attended the Moncton Candlelight Vigil marking the National day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women.

Sisters Lorraine Gallant and Stephanie Scott and Farid Tourkmani attended this ceremony on behalf of the committee and handed out a cheque of $100.00 to Kathy Leger who will coordinate the distribution to the Violence Prevention Centre at Serenity House, Saint Anne de Kent NB. ?

To highlight the International Human Rights Day, once again members of the Greater Moncton Human Rights committee came together to volunteer at a local based soup kitchen this year.? They spend the day helping out at the Karing Kitchen to prepare and serve lunch to members of the community at no cost.? ?Karing Kitchen is about "providing a nutritious hot meal, ensuring food security and advocating for a person's rights and responsibilities.? says Coordinator Melissa King.

Sisters, Brothers and Friends,

Please take the time to add your signature to petition E-1833 which calls upon the Government of Canada to:

(a) enact legislation banning conversion therapy to minors in Canada;

(b) enact legislation prohibiting transporting minors outside of the country for such purposes; and

(c) have conversion therapy included in the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, to protect children from abuse.

The Greater Moncton Regional Women’s Committee and PSAC donated $1000 to the NB Coalition for Pay Equity at their Annual General Meeting which took place on November 28th.??

The Greater Moncton RWC also elected its new executive, which are:

President:? Heather Fraser

Treasurer:? Jennifer Kelly

Secretary:? Isabelle Mazerolle

December 5, 2018

Workers at the J. A. Douglas McCurdy Airport Rally for a Fair Collective Agreement

SYDNEY, NS – On December 6, members of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 80807, a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), will be rallying at the Sydney/J. A. Douglas McCurdy Airport demanding that their employer negotiates a fair collective agreement now.