A National Day of Action to stop the "secret police" Bill, C-51, has been called for March 14. All Canadians are encouraged to get involved.
Equality and Human Rights
"Despite the seriousness of the situation, the Canadian State has not sufficiently implemented measures to ensure that cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women are effectively investigated and prosecuted,” said CEDAW members Niklas Bruun and Barbara Bailey.
The PEI Coalition for a Fair EI is hosting a community forum to connect the stories of temporary foreign workers and Islanders working out west to failed economic and government policies.
West Coast LEAF's Equality Breakfast brings women together to honour collective achievements, to inspire and to be inspired to continue our work toward substantive equality.
"While Canadians are disturbed by recent violence, many are more concerned with the lack of well paying jobs, cuts to public services, crumbling infrastructure and access to timely health care. This government is determined to change that channel at any cost. And the cost may be that we will end up less safe than we are today." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Tell Canada's political leaders you want know how they will address gender inequality. Sign the petition today!
"The consequence of doing nothing is to allow more women's lives to be lost, more families to suffer and more injustices to occur." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"During this month of February, we celebrate the contributions Canadians of African and Caribean descent have made to our communities. But we commit to working with our allies to fight for lasting equality and justice for all." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"This anti-poverty report comes at the perfect time — right before a federal election — to hold the government to account for its inaction on the biggest challenge our country is facing." says James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
New report reminds Canada of its legal obligation to address the ongoing violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada.