NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY AS STATUTORY HOLIDAY

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ORIGINATOR: Winnipeg Area Council

LANGUAGE OF ORIGIN: ENGLISH

Whereas

WHEREAS the Aboriginal community in Canada has provided all Canadians with a rich and meaningful cultural heritage; and

WHEREAS the Aboriginal peoples are not fully recognized for their contribution to Canadian heritage; and

WHEREAS June 21st is National Aboriginal Day; therefore:

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BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Public Service Alliance of Canada campaigns and lobbies the federal government to ensure that June 21st, National Aboriginal Day be declared a national statutory holiday.