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FIX IT FOR KIDS
Extended Family and Concerned Citizens
Thursday OctOBER 12, 2000
Victoria Courthouse Rally
12:00 – 2:00pm
David Shackleton – Editor of EVERYMAN MAGAZINE – Ottawa
Steve Osborne from Saint John
wearing a dress outside the Law Courts of Canada
protested the unfairness of Family Law.
placards read “Lies OK Here” and “Children Abused Here.”
him and wear your best
dress if you dare, or just come as you are!
OCTOBER 13, 2000
$5:00 suggested donation
David and Steve
Alec Road, Saanichton: 6.30 p.m.
RSVP Viv: 361-0040
OCTOBER 14, 2000
Bay Community School Centre, 140 Oswego St., 10.00 am - 12.30 pm
and Steve plus Guest Speakers.
“Why Change the Divorce Act?”
OCTOBER 14, 2000
“FIX IT FOR KIDS” TREK SENDOFF RALLY
microphone and public sendoff, collections of letters for Justice Minister
to Swartz Bay.
Keith Harris, President, Victoria Mens Centre Society: 652-3205, or
In November 1998, recommendations of the Joint
Senate/House of Commons Sub-Committee's report, “For the Sake of the Children,”
called for a major overhaul of the Divorce
Act, to do away with such destructive notions as custodial and
non-custodial parents. It
recommended an equal role to both parents in the parenting of
their children after a divorce. The report also called for immediate
fundamental research into the child support laws. We know of no government
initiative for such a fundamental review. The recommendations came out two
McLellan has made only vague promises of consultations and commitments to
consider the recommendations.
To protect the best interests of children of separation
and divorce by ensuring they have full and uninterrupted contact
with both parents and extended family forever!
Get a detailed
commitment for change BEFORE the election from Justice
and the Attorney General.
“Fathers For Equality” meetings 547 Michigan St.,
Call David 386-0145.
“Fix it for Kids” national site:……. http://www.everyman.org/
or talk to
Steve Osborne, (613) 294-0414, email@example.com
or see the Victoria site:……http://www.vicmen.org/
Click on “Events” and “Fixitkids” and
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more detailed Press Briefing Document is available.