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Equality and Human Rights

March 31, 2020

Now is the time for genuine action and follow-through, not simply rhetoric.

March 18, 2020

“Health care is a human right, regardless of immigration status. All levels of government and health institutions need to act now to remove barriers to care for the medically uninsured to ensure appropriate COVID-19 assessment and care is available. This crisis demonstrates why we need a health care system that ensures access for all.” ― Melanie Spence, OHIP for All member and Registered Nurse

March 4, 2020

As we celebrate International Women's Day (IWD), it is important to acknowledge that we still have much work to do. But today, we also take the time to celebrate the gains that have been made.

February 26, 2020

"I encourage meaningful nation-to-nation dialogue...Respect, not force is the key to resolution.” —  Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 10, 2020

“It’s time to stand up for all Indigenous people all across Turtle Island.” — Molly Wickham (Sleydo'), Wet'suwet'en spokesperson

February 4, 2020

HSABC members are invited to participate before the survey closes on Friday, February 7, 2020.

February 3, 2020

Women and marginalized communities are more likely to experience negative effects of environmental and climate change and to face barriers in adapting.

February 3, 2020

A backgrounder on the gendered impacts of environmental and climate change, and women's contributions to sustainability.

January 31, 2020

NUPGE celebrates Black History Month honouring the lives and legacies of black Canadians and black people living in Canada.

January 28, 2020

The ruling signals an important step forward in ending the genocide against the Rohingya people.