'I assumed police officers were there to protect and serve and they were regular people doing the job for everybody. Now I don’t know if I can trust them.' - Nick Kapetaneas.
Equality and Human Rights
Hearings by NUPGE and CCLA open on police and governance actions at the global summit in Toronto.
'I urge you to not desert the families of the 582 missing and murdered Aboriginal women!' - James Clancy.
'A rights-based system makes sense, because it removes politics from the justice system.' - Darryl Walker.
NUPGE and CCLA will chair public inquiry into unlawful police activities during global meetings in Toronto.
Theme for 2010 is Get up! Stand-up! For Your Rights.
Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) join forces to put spotlight on policing and governance during global event in Toronto.
Parliament's defeat this week of a private member's bill to improve corporate accountability by Canadian mining companies operating in developing countries is a huge step backward for human rights and for Canada on the international scene.
'It's not good for them, it's not good for the community, it's not good for the justice system and it's not good for the health system.' - Justice Minister Alison Redford of Alberta.
Motion adopted unanimously asks province to reverse decision on program killed in July at VGH.