Private member's bill supported by Liberals, New Democrats and Bloc Quebecois but pro-corporate Conservatives are fudging where they stand.
Equality and Human Rights
March 21 has been observed around the world every year since 1966 as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
'The actions Canada subsequently takes to create a more accessible and inclusive society will be the subject of both domestic and international scrutiny.'
'Why is Canada supporting murder, human rights violations and forced displacement in Colombia?'
Idea dates back to second International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen in 1910
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.'
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).
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.
In 1995, Canada’s House of Commons unanimously passed a motion recognizing February each year as Black History Month.
'Canada is the home of serious violations of the human rights of Aboriginal women and girls.'