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Equality and Human Rights

May 25, 2010

“'We’re losing our reputation.... We have fallen way behind.' - André Lalonde.

May 20, 2010

(19 May 2010) - President's Commentary: Harper has personally fired, threatened and bullied so many agency and commission heads who have disagreed with him that it’s difficult to keep track of them all, says NUPGE's James Clancy.

May 17, 2010

May 17 commemorates a landmark decision in 1992 by the World Health Organization.

May 10, 2010

Federal women inmates are primarily poor or homeless, undereducated and suffering from addictions or mental health problems.

May 9, 2010

All direct and indirect employees will be paid at least $16.74 an hour, well above minimum wage rates in B.C. and across Canada.

May 4, 2010

'Join us in demanding that the federal government impose restrictions on companies doing business in Colombia to require that human rights are respected.'

April 30, 2010

Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.

March 25, 2010

On March 26, 1990, the United Nations Human Rights Committee ruled that Canada had violated the human rights of the Lubicon Cree and yet today the injustice continues.

March 16, 2010

Private member's bill supported by Liberals, New Democrats and Bloc Quebecois but pro-corporate Conservatives are fudging where they stand.

March 15, 2010

March 21 has been observed around the world every year since 1966 as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.