Kitsilano Coast Guards

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF urge the federal government to reverse the decision to close the Kitsilano Coast Guard Station.

Number:
11
Section:
Transportation

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Canada’s Peacekeeping Tradition

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF urge the Canadian government to return to focusing on being a nation of “peacekeepers”; withdraw from the War on Terrorism; and rebuild Canada’s global respect.

Number:
10
Section:
Transportation

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“Living Wage”

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF call upon governments to amend all labour legislation which refers to “minimum wage” and replace that wording with “living wage”.

Number:
9
Section:
Transportation

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“Dying With Dignity”

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF urge the federal government to support assistance for “Dying With Dignity” (providing all criteria as outlined in Bills C-497 and C-562 are met) and support the revocation of Section 241(b) of the Canadian Criminal Code.

Number:
3
Section:
Transportation

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On-line Voting Systems

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF actively and vigorously oppose any federal, provincial, municipal, and/or regional attempt to change the secret ballot voting system to an online voting system.

Number:
4
Section:
Transportation

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Raw material processing

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the Canadian government institute a policy that raw materials are processed domestically, thus adding value to exports.

Number:
1
Section:
Transportation

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Streamlining the New Horizons Funding

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF request those persons in charge of the New Horizons grant applications to speed up the process of requests for grants in order that the clubs approved for funding can rely on the estimates given them by suppliers.

Number:
7
Section:
Transportation

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Taxing Cross-border shopping

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF oppose the increase in tax exemptions for cross-border shoppers.

Number:
8
Section:
Transportation

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Trade Deals With Japan

Convention:
2012
Policy:
That the NPF call on our government to put Canadian jobs first in any trade deal(s) with Japan.

Number:
2
Section:
Transportation

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Inclusion of Multicultural Issues

Policy number:
2016-6-5
Convention:
2016
Preamble:
WHEREAS older adults from multicultural communities face a variety of additional barriers in accessing programs and services in health care, income, housing or others, and

WHEREAS NPF Conventions provide an excellent opportunity to highlight these issues and create more awareness amongst policy makers as well as our own members.

Policy:
That the NPF Executive invite experts on issues of the day affecting multicultural older adults to offer solutions and come up with the necessary recommendations to the NPF for further action.

Section:
Additional policies

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