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Equality and Human Rights

September 18, 2009

'Like the Famous Five, we must continue to lobby, campaign and educate others to ensure that Canadian women obtain equity in this country.'

September 3, 2009

'The typical worker had lost $51 the previous week through wage violations from average weekly earnings of $339 - a 15% loss in pay.'

September 2, 2009

Child poverty seems to win political points but Canadian governments are ignoring the very real and private struggle of women on their own.

August 18, 2009

'We are now in the second year of this initiative within youth justice.'

August 12, 2009

'Climate change is the main environmental problem facing humanity.' - ITUC.

August 5, 2009

Richest 1% now hog 12.2% of all income while average wages have remained flat for 30 years.

August 4, 2009

Province uses exemption under Employment Standards Act to renege on holiday and vacation pay for students.

July 28, 2009

'Men in particular are taking a hit in ways Canada hasn't seen in a very long time.'

July 13, 2009

Canada ranks almost dead last among OECD countries in terms of access, benefit duration and income replacement levels for Employment Insurance, according to a recent study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

July 2, 2009

Report by Public Interest Alberta calls for political financing reforms to ensure fair and equitable elections.