Briefs

 

What is a Brief? BPWO's Position Statements BPWO Resolution Database

 

Ontario Government Site

What is a Brief?

Resolutions passed at the Provincial Conference or National Convention often contain directives to urge the provincial or federal governments and/or as appropriate specific ministries to take some sort of action. These directives outlined in the approved resolution Therefore It Be Resolved statements are consolidated into a written brief for submission to the various government ministries, and leaders of the opposition parties. A copy of the brief is circulated to Club Presidents for use at the local and/or provincial levels, i.e. for issuing press releases, and/or arranging meetings with their community-based Member of Provincial Parliament representatives, (MPP), or Members of Federal Parliament (MP)

Opportunities to meet with the ministries affected by the resolutions enclosed in the brief are requested/granted. These meetings provide a further opportunity to strengthen our relationships with decision makers and to reinforce how and why we feel our resolutions should be implemented. A report of these meetings and correspondence is communicated to the membership through emails, routine mailings, annual reports and the website.

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W.O.R.K. Donations

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Women Offering Resources and Knowledge (W.O.R.K.) is a Fund affiliated with BPW Canada and helps clubs host educational events for members and community through its funding. W.O.R.K. is a Charitable Organization registered with Canada Revenue Agency. 

Donations can be made in memory of loved ones or in honour of a friend, family member, co-worker, an organization through W.O.R.K. and charitable donation receipts will be issued. Donation cheques can be mailed to the W.O.R.K. Treasurer, #109 16080 82 Ave. Surrey, B.C. V4N 0N6, or to pay via credit card or PayPal, submitted through www.canadahelps.org resulting in an immediate tax receipt and also the option of sending a virtual card.

Ask Your MPP

Ontario's New Goverment

Business and Professional Women of Ontario prepared a list of candidate questions and background information prior to the June 7, 2018 provincial election. Though the election is over, these questions are still relevant. Visit your riding's MPP and ask these questions! Let your voice be heard. 

The Questions

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