FWIO Board Supports Resolutions on Lyme Disease, Abuse in LTC Facilities

Dec 16, 2016

Advocacy Update

At the November 2016 Provincial Board Meeting:
FWIC forwarded their resolution to pressure the Government of Canada to form a coalition to institute a Federal framework in which to create comprehensive measures dealing with the diagnosis and the significant health issues caused by Lyme Disease. FWIO wrote a letter of support for this Resolution.
FWIO wrote a letter in support of the Virgil Women’s Institute’s resolution on Elder Abuse, Sexual Abuse in Long Term Care Facilities by Convicted Criminals.
FWIO supports having Women’s Institute Day marked on all calendars on February 19 – this is ongoing and Branches are encourage to write letters in support.