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95. Brief on the Study of the State of the Canadian Broadcasting System Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Canadian Heritage Dec.4,2001

94. Brief on New Medical Technologies Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Health Action Plan dealing with New Medical Technologies Nov.26,2001

93. Paper: The Immorality of the Law Presented to Alliance for Life, Ontario Provincial Conference 2001 “Coming Together for Life” Nov.3 ,2001

92. Brief on the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) – Consultation – Strengthening Aid Effectiveness Presented to CIDA Consultations Committee Sept.20, 2001

91. Submission to the Manitoba Review Panel on Common-law Relationships (homosexual adoptions) Presented to The Hon. A.C. Hamilton and Ms. Jennifer A. Cooper, Q.C. (Manitoba) Aug.29,2001

90. Submission on the Pre-Budget Consultations on 2002 Budget Submitted to the House of Commons Finance Committee Aug.8,2001

89. Brief on Bill C-11, An Act respecting Immigration to Canada and the granting of refugee protection to persons who are displaced, persecuted or in danger Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Citizenship and Immigration Apr.26 ,2001

88. Paper: Impact of Feminism on our Culture Presented April 2001, London, Ontario  DOWNLOAD HERE

2000

87. Brief on the Pre-Budget Consultation – 2001 Budget   Submitted to the House of Commons Committee on Finance Sept. 1, 2000

87A. Paper: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – CEDAW Presented to UN Observer Training Seminar, New York, North York, June 1, 2, 3, 2000

87B. Paper: The Canadian Delegation At the UN Presented to UN “Observer Training Seminar, New York, North York June 1, 2, 3, 2000

Brief on Bill C-23, An Act to modernize the Statutes of Canada In relation to benefits and obligations Presented to Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

86. May 31, 2000

85. Brief on Bill C-19, An Act respecting genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes and to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts   Presented to House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee May 30, 2000

84. Brief on Bill C-32 – An Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on February 28, 2000. Prepared for House of Commons Committee On Finance
May 15, 2000

83, A Consultation Paper: Child Victims and the Canadian Justice System Submitted to Department of Justice, March 30, 2000

82. Brief on Bill C-23, An Act to modernize the Statutes of Canada in relation to benefits and obligations (same-sex benefits) Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Justice and Human Rights, March 14, 2000

1999

81. Paper: The Family at the United Nations: Where Do We Go From Here?  Presented to the World Congress of Families II, Geneva, Switzerland. Nov 14-17 1999.

80. Submission to the Canadian Human Rights Act Review Panel    Oct.   20, 1999 DOWNLOAD HERE 

79. Brief on Upholding the Integrity of Marriage (within federal jurisdiction) July 1999

78. Brief: A Constitutional Approach by the Government of Ontario to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in M and H Presented to Mr. Michael Harris, Premier, July 8, 1999

77. Brief on Bill C-78, An Act to establish the Public Sector Pension respecting Pensions Investment Board (same-sex benefits) Prepared for Senate Banking Trade and Commerce Committee, June 9, 1999

76. Bill C-78, An Act respecting Pensions Prepared for Committee on Natural Resources and Government Operations, May 1999

75. Brief to the Finance Sub-committee to Examine Tax Equity for Families with Dependent Children       Prepared to the Sub-Committee on Finance, May 12, 1999

75. Brief on Bill C-63 An Act respecting Canadian Citizenship Prepared for Committee on Citizenship       & Immigration April 22, 1999

1998

73. Brief on Provincial Bill 18 An Act to Protect Children from Prostitution Presented to the Ontario Committee on Social Development Sept. 28, 1998

72. Brief on Bill 37 – An Act to amend The Judges Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Prepared for the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, September 23, 1998

Brief in Response to Special Joint Senate Commons Committee on Child Custody and Access, April 1, 1998

70. Submission to the Alberta Judicial Selection Process Review Committee, March 31, 1998

69. Submission in Response to Legislative Review Advisory Group Report Department of Citizenship and Immigration The Department of Citizenship and Immigration, March 6, 1998

Paper on The UN in Opposition to the Traditional Family Submitted to the Pontifical Council on the Family, Rome, Feb. 2, 1998

1997

67. Brief Re: Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Interpretation Act    (power to arrest and enter dwellings)Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Dec. 15, 1997

66. Presentation on Debt, Spending and Taxes Presented to the House Commons Committee on Finance – Round Table, Nov. 3, 1997

65. Brief on Resolution to amend Section 93 of the Constitution Act 1987 concerning the Quebec School System Presented to the Joint Parliamentary Committee of the House of Commons and Senate of Canada, Oct. 28, 1997  DOWNLOAD HERE

64. Brief on Bill C-47 An Act respecting human reproductive technologies and commercial transactions relating to human reproduction, Jan. 23, 1997

1996

61. Paper: The Implications of the UN’s Growing Power and Influence, Nov. 1996

62. Brief on Bill C-41 An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act, the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and the Canada Shipping Act Prepared for House of Commons Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs, Oct. 24, 1996

61. Brief Bill C-42 An Act to amend the Judges Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act Prepared for The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Oct. 17, 1996                                

60. Report on UN Meeting on World Food Summit and Population Control UN Preparatory Meeting for World Food Summit and Population Control, Rome, Oct. 1996

59. Statement on the Destruction of Stored Frozen Human Embryos -Health Canada Submitted to Health Canada, Policy Division, Sept. 1996

58. Report on Istanbul 1996 UN Habitat II Conference, July 2, 1996

57.  Brief on Legislating for the Needs of the Family –  Pan-American Conference on Family and Education – Toronto, May 29, 1996

56.  Brief on Bill S.2: An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act(sexual orientation) Presentation to The Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, April 1996

55.  Brief on Bill 19, Ontario Health Care Consent Act Presented to The Ontario Committee on the Administration of Justice Feb. 19, 1996 

1995

54.  Analysis: UN Plan of Action for the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, Sept. 1995

53.  Analysis of The History and Implications of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Aug. 1995

52.  Brief on Bill C-64: An Act Respecting Employment Equity Presented to The House of Commons Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons, March 1, 1995

1994

51. Brief Re: Consultation on Social Security in Canada Presented to The Committee On Human Resources Development, Dec. 1, 1994

50. Brief on Bill C-41: An Act to Amend Criminal Code (Sentencing for Hate Crimes) Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs, Nov. 22, 1994

49.  Brief on the Leadership Role of Women on Population & Development Presented – International Conference on Population and Development Cairo, Egypt, NGO Forum, Sept. 11, 1994

48. Submission to the Task Group on the Tax Treatment of Child Support – Roundtable Discussion Submitted to The Task Group on the Tax Treatment of Child Support – Toronto, July 6, 1994

1993

47.  Critique of the National Symposium Women and Law Document called “Statement of Commitment and Gender Equality,” July 9, 1993

46. Brief to the Ontario Fair Tax Commission, June 29, 1993

45.  Brief on Bill C-128: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Customs Tariff (Child Pornography and corrupting morals)Presented to the Committee on Justice and the Solicitor General, June 14, 1993

1992

44. Brief on Genetic Testing Presented to the Ontario Law Reform Commission Aug. 28, 1992

43.  Brief on the Powers of the Ontario Film Review Board (Theatres Act) Presented to the Ontario Law Reform Commission, July 17, 1992

42. Brief on Bill C-49, Rape Shield Law Presented to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee, June 22, 1992

Brief on Bill C-49, Rape Shield Law  Presented to the House of Commons Legislative Committee on Bill C-49, May 19, 1992

1991

40A. Presentation at Human Life International Conference Daycarism, November 1991

40. Submission regarding Seaboyer Consultation (Rape Shield Law) Submitted to Select Justice Ministerial Committee Oct. 23, 1991

39. Brief on the Profession of Midwifery – Bill 43 Presented to Standing Committee on Social Development By the Toronto and Durham Chapters of REAL Women of Canada, Aug. 1991

38. Brief on the Process of Amending the Constitution of Canada Presented to the Special Joint Committee of the Senate and House of Commons on the Constitution, March 1991

37.  Brief on Bill C-43, A Bill Respecting Abortion Presented to the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Jan. 17, 1991

1990

36. Brief presented to Royal Commission on New Medical Technologies, Fall 1990

35. Submission on Equality Issues under Human Rights Code Re:  Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence Inc.  OHRC File No. 60-991A Presented to the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Aug. 1990

34. Analysis of paper: Biomedical Experimentation Including Human Subjects Law Reform Commission of Canada,  July, 1990

33. Brief presented to the Royal Commission on Electoral Reform and Party Financing May 7/8, 1990

32. An Analysis: “Crimes Against the Foetus,” Undated

31. Analysis on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, May 1990

30. Brief on Bill C-43, An Act Respecting Abortion  Presented to the House of Commons Legislative Committee, Feb. 7, 1990

1989           

29. Analysis of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women: (54 pages), Sept. 1989

28. Analysis on the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women: “Canada, The Convention and Women’s Rights: Summary (20 pages), Sept. 1989

27. Presentation re: Discriminatory Practice of Court Challenges Program Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Human Rights and the Status of Disabled Persons, Oct. 3, 1989

26. Article on Child Care in Canada (undated in 1989)

25. Brief on Recommendations to Support and Protect Family Life Presented to the National Symposium on the Family in Saskatchewan, Jan. 24, 1989

1988

24B. Brief on Ontario Retail Business Holidays Act (Sunday Shopping) Presented to the Ontario Committee on the Administration of Justice, July 21, 1988

24A. Critique of Proposed Amendment to Bill C-54 By REAL Women, Durham Chapter, March 22, 1988

1987

23.  Brief on Survivor Benefits Under the Canada Pension Plan Presented to National Health & Welfare Parliamentary Standing Committee National Capital Region Chapter, Dec. 18, 1987

23A. AFWUF Submission to Alberta Human Rights Commission, February 5, 1987

22. Brief on Special Interest Funding, Secretary of State Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Secretary of State By the Lambton Chapter of REAL Women of Canada, March 31 1987

22AA. Critique of Marion Powell Report on Abortion Services in Ontario By Durham Chapter of REAL Women, April 15, 1987

22A. Brief prepared for Standing Committee on the Secretary of State Proposed Tax Reform By Durham Chapter of REAL Women, November 25, 1987

22.B. Brief Prepared for standing Committee on the Secretary of State  By Quebec Chapter, REAL Women of Canada, March 1987

1986

21. Brief Re: Funding Practices by Women’s Program Presented to the Committee on the Secretary of State, Dec. 11, 1986

20. Brief on Family Issues To All Members of Parliament, Nov. 18, 1986

19. Brief on the Intervention of on CBC License Renewal Presented to the CRTC, Oct. 23, 1986

18. Brief on the Task Force on Implementation of Midwifery Presented to the Ontario Committee on Social Development,  re Professional MidwiferyPresented by the Toronto and   Durham Chapter of REAL Women of Canada, Oct. 7, 1986

17. Brief Mothers Are Important Presented to the Task Force on Child Care, May 20, 1986

16. Brief on Love – A Child’s Birthright Presented to Parliamentary Task Force on Child Care Ottawa Chapter presentation, May 20, 1986

15. Brief on the Green Paper on Pay Equity – Province of Ontario (Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value) Presented to the Special Task Force on Pay Equity, May 15, 1986

14. Brief on Child Care Presented to the Parliamentary Task Force on Child Care, May 15, 1986

14A. Submission to the Parliamentary Task Force on Child Care, Saskatchewan Chapter, REAL Women, 1986

13. Brief on the Amendments of Ontario Statutes to Conform with S.15 of the Charter of Rights (Equality Committee) Presented to the Ontario Standing Committee on Administration of of Justice, Feb. 20, 1986

1985

12. Brief to All Members of Parliament Who We Are, Family Issues Distributed to all MPS, Nov. 19, 1985

11. Brief on Easy Divorce: Trendy & Destructive Legislation Presented to the Department of Justice,   Fall 1985

10. Brief on Youth Presented To the Senate Committee on Youth Summer, 1985

9. Brief on the Equality Under Charter of Rights Presented to the House of Commons Special Committee on Equality Rights, June 7, 1985

9A. Brief to the Committee on Equality Rights Presented to the House of Commons By the BC Chapter, REAL Women, Sept. 18, 1985

8A. AFWUF Submission to Committee on Equality Rights, May 29, 1985

8. Brief on the Implications of Tax System on Families  Presented to the House of Commons Committee on Health, Welfare & Social Affairs, Feb. 1985

1984

7. Paper on the Implications of the Charter of Rights for Canadian Women Presented to a Conference of University Professor Oct. 11, 1984

6. Submission re Ontario Child and Family Services Act: Minors Consent to Health Care:  and Parenting Education Submitted to the Hon. Frank Drea, Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services, April 1984

5. Brief on Bill C-54 – Pornography Presented to the Parliamentary Committee on Justice, 1984

4. Bill 141 – An Act to Amend the Employment Standards (Ontario) (Pregnancy Leave)A Summary Prepared for Hon. Robert Welch, Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues, March 1984

3. Better Pensions for Canadians(Re:  Federal Government’s Green Paper on Pensions “Better Pensions for Canadians” Prepared for the Minister of National Health and Welfare, March 19, 1984

2. Submission to the Special Committee on Pornography & Prostitution (Fraser Committee), Feb. 1984

1983

1.Women and the Economy – Ethical Reflections on the Economics Crisis    Submitted to the Ontario Hearing Panel, June 1983