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Equality and Human Rights

November 25, 2010

Opposition parties combine to outvote the Harper Conservatives 141-132 on a bill to create a national housing strategy.

November 23, 2010

Letter blasts Harper government for killing Bill C-300, a law that would have held Canadian mining companies accountable for human rights and environmental abuses abroad.

November 22, 2010

Province refuses to respond to international condemnation for denying part-time college workers the right to organize.

November 21, 2010

'More than one-third of individuals in custody in Ontario suffer from some sort of mental illness.'

November 18, 2010

International Labour Organization, a UN agency, says an Ontario ban on farm unions violates human rights of 100,000 migrant and domestic farm workers in the province.

November 17, 2010

"We cannot allow serious violations of the fundamental rights and freedoms to slip through the cracks in a hodgepodge of reports that go nowhere," argued James Clancy.

November 16, 2010

This is the first time UFCW Canada union has negotiated a contract specifically for this sector of the workforce.

November 15, 2010

'My union does not accept the continued stonewalling by the federal government. We demand that Prime Minister Harper establish an independent public inquiry.' - James Clancy.

November 15, 2010

14 young people have taken their lives in the Sarnia area alone this year.

November 15, 2010

'It is an appalling indictment of Canada’s Extradition Act that the standards are so low that this pretence of a case against Dr. Diab has been allowed to drag on this long.' - James Clancy.