Guidelines for Applications for Standing and Funding

Please consult the Practice and Procedure Directive

Format for applications

  • printed or printable on 8.5×11 inch white paper
  • 2.5 cm or 1 inch margins
  • 12 point font (Arial, Times New Roman, Helvetica or Courier)
  • paragraphs should be 1.5 or double paced with the exception of lists, addresses and intended material, which may be single spaced
  • applications for standing should not exceed 10 pages
  • applications for funding recommendations should not exceed 5 pages, excluding supporting affidavits
  • handwritten applications are discouraged, but will be considered if legible
  • applications delivered by email must be in .pdf format

Delivery and receipt of applications to the commission

Applications must be received by the commission by 4 p.m. on November 30, 2010.  The commission encourages applications by email; however, applications will be accepted by email, fax, courier and regular mail.  Please send your application to the following address:

Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

Suite 1402, 808 Nelson Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2H2

Fax: 604 681 4458 (in Vancouver), or toll free 1-877-681-4470


Please remember to include the following in your application:

  • name, address, phone and fax numbers and email address of applicant
  • name of contact person if applicant is not an individual
  • name, address, phone and fax numbers and email address of applicant’s lawyer
  • an affidavit in Form 1 to the Practice and Procedure Directive if you are making an application for funding