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Equality and Human Rights

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.

March 11, 2010

'The actions Canada subsequently takes to create a more accessible and inclusive society will be the subject of both domestic and international scrutiny.'

March 11, 2010

'Why is Canada supporting murder, human rights violations and forced displacement in Colombia?'

March 7, 2010

Idea dates back to second International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen in 1910

February 25, 2010

Reality Check: 'A sharp decrease in institutional and political support by the government of Canada for the promotion and protection of the human rights of women and girls.'

February 24, 2010

Stephen Harper has tried hard to obscure a hidden political agenda as prime minister but the reality is that he has 'abused, denied and diminished' democracy in Canada, say James Clancy and Larry Brown of the National Union of Public and General Employees. (NUPGE).

February 10, 2010

This Friday is the last day Canadians can contribute to relief in Haiti and have the federal government contribute the same amount in matching funds.

February 4, 2010

In 1995, Canada’s House of Commons unanimously passed a motion recognizing February each year as Black History Month.

February 4, 2010

'Canada is the home of serious violations of the human rights of Aboriginal women and girls.'