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Equality and Human Rights

December 19, 2010

'This is a huge victory for Walmart workers and their ability to freely communicate on the Internet.' - Wayne Hanley.

December 13, 2010

'The inability of an accused to challenge and question the evidence held against them is an affront to the fundamental principles of justice.' - NUPGE president James Clancy.

December 9, 2010

Activists show their support for International Human Rights Day by signing an 'Equality Pledge'.

December 7, 2010

Scathing report says police were given 'extravagant' powers without telling the public under a law that would 'almost certainly' be deemed unconstitutional if challenged.

December 5, 2010

More than 20 years after the tragic events in Montreal, violence against women continues to be a serious issue in Canada.

December 1, 2010

Donna Jodhan's legal challenge leads to an inspiring triumph on the eve of the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).

December 1, 2010

The Gilded Age of the 1920s is back for the super-rich while the middle class treads water or struggles to keep from sliding backward.

November 30, 2010

'HIV and AIDS continue to reap a deadly toll. For every two new people who get treatment, five more are infected.'

November 30, 2010

Time limit for complaints would be cut in half and hearings where required handled by the courts.

November 25, 2010

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