TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - In a video posted today on The United
Church of Canada's YouTube Channel, the church's Moderator, the Right
Rev. Gary Paterson, is inviting Canadians to join with him this Friday
in offering signs of encouragement to government and First Nations
leaders who will be meeting that day.
"This call to action is being made to encourage Canadians to demonstrate
their support for the January 11 meeting between Prime Minister Stephen
Harper and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence," explains Paterson.
Paterson says he welcomed the prime minister's decision to meet with
First Nations leaders on Friday as a hopeful sign, and wants to
emphasize that as a country Canada has reached a point where urgent
action is needed.
Full-text news release: www.united-church.ca/communications/news/releases/130108
SOURCE: United Church of Canada
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