Edmonton Human Rights Committee Meeting Minutes (December 15, 2021)

The Human Rights Committee discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC’s Indigenous, Persons With Disabilities, LGBTQ2+ and Racially Visible caucus members. Check out these minutes for current actions and events!

Edmonton Human Rights Committee MEETING

15DEC20021 @1810

In attendance:        

STEVE SUKHBIR CHAIR

CHARMAINE NELSON TREASURER

CARM CHAN PSAC REP

EMILY ARCHER UTE 30025

GAYLE CHRISTOPHERSON UNDE 30903

CASSIE WHILLIANS CEIU 30853                     

MARIE-FRANCE BOUDREAULT UVAE 30026

 KIM CARDINAL USJE 30150                    

ADDIE GREER UTE 30025                      

Regrets: 

Guests: (Via Telecon)       

JENNIFER CHIEH HO PRC RV REP

STACI L’HIRONDELLE PRC N AB GEO REP

  1. Call to Order
    • The Meeting started at 1810 via Zoom by the Chair Steve Sukhbir
  2. Approval of the Agenda:
    • Passed by all present
  3. Review and approval of the previous meeting’s agenda:   
    • The last minutes dated 28SEP2021 to be approved; In favor: ALL IN FAVOUR
  4. Reports:
    • Financial reports to stand as presented as per bank statement of
    • BALANCE: 2153.26. 
    • LBTQ2S+ Equity Conference Report
  5. Previous business:
    • Balance Owed to A Greer –  Addie advised she does not want to be reimbursed for the supplies. CHARTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS POSTER.
    • CHARTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS POSTER to continue and be mailed out in the coming year as it is still delayed due to covid. Helford Hide / Suede string to be bought but the committee along with postage.
  6. New business:  
    • Vote on Past 2021 Budget
      • Discussed and passed by those in attendance.
    • Vote on Budget for 2022
      • Discussed and passed by those in attendance.
    • HRC summary corrections
      • Discussed with those in attendance, actions have been completed
    • Possible PRC meeting in Edmonton 08feb2022
      • Liaise with regional women’s and Area Council provided we have the space and capacity. Could do a meet and greet if covid measures allow.
    • Land Acknowledgement for meetings
      • “I acknowledge that I live and work in Treaty 6 territory and that the land is the traditional gathering place for diverse Indigenous peoples including the Cree, Blackfoot, Metis Nakota Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe, Inuit, and many other whose histories, languages and cultures continue to influence our vibrant community.”
      • This is under review but will be read as is until approved at the beginning of the meeting.
    • Preparation for reporting package Due in March2022
      • To be passed on after elections to new committee.
  7. Actions:
  8. Round Robin:
    • PRC RV REP AND NA GEO REP INTRODUCTIONS AT THE MEETING
  9. Next meeting date, time, and location:
    • The next meeting will be set for 3rd week of JANUARY 2022 FOR ELECTIONS
  10. OTHER:
  11. Adjournment:
    • Meeting adjourned at 1920