Sister Mary Halder was employed as a regional health educator (1977-1982) in the federal department of Health and Welfare.
In September 1982, she became the social justice animator, establishing a Social Action office in the Diocese of Whitehorse. She monitored developments in the field of First Nations Land claims, facilitated an on-going dialogue with Church, First Nations bands and land claims negotiators. Sister Halder was responsible for development and peace education and represented the Whitehorse diocese at meetings and seminars on social justice related issues.
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