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Equality and Human Rights

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.'

February 3, 2010

Celebrated American 'academic activist' tells Black History Month audience in Canada that 'activism should be a joy.'

February 2, 2010

'This government ought to be ashamed of its failure to meet its international obligations and responsibilities.' - Judi Filion.

January 22, 2010

Facebook group now has more than 200,000 members and protests are being planned in cities across Canada. Updated

January 19, 2010

The important work of all those who care for and support individuals with developmental disabilities is being celebrated in dozens of communities across Ontario today.

January 14, 2010

Canadian public sector union urges members and the general public to make individual donations to the devastated Caribbean country.