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Equality and Human Rights

June 29, 2009

Precedent setting decision flows from discrimination against white firefighters in New Haven, Connecticut.

June 21, 2009

'Unemployment is especially serious this year – at the height of a severe economic recession –- and a deep cause of concern among Aboriginal communities.' - James Clancy.

June 14, 2009

Pride Week is associated with Pride Month which is celebrated in many areas of Canada and around the world in June as well as over the summer months.

June 10, 2009

Harper government rejects or partially rejects more than half of all recommendations contained in the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review of Canada.

June 7, 2009

NAPE says home care and support services for persons with disabilities must be addressed in Newfoundland and Labrador.

June 2, 2009

MGEU is one of the event's main sponsors. 'A great way to support of social justice and human rights,' union says.

May 31, 2009

Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.

May 25, 2009

Join the online letter campaign now. Thousands of e-mails and phone calls are having an impact. Liberal MPs are the key. Let's keep up the pressure.

May 16, 2009

NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.

May 12, 2009

'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.