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Migrants are the only population in Canada that can be administratively detained for long periods of time, or indefinitely, without being charged or convicted of any crime.
This article lists five things to do in order to vote: Get correct identification; register; if you're a student, decide on your home address; request any accessibility services; go vote.
The UN human rights body slammed Canada's immigration detention system in 2014 and urged the country to adopt a 90-day limit on immigration detention.
Tracy Heffernan, Mary Todorow, and Helen Luu of the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) write that only a national housing strategy will solve our crisis of homelessness.
A Rabble article describes how the Canadian government has instituted a rigorous system to prevent would-be refugees from ever getting here in the first place.
The authors present an overview of significant changes to Canada's sexual assault law and the way it is implemented, from 1982 to the present.
Live-in caregivers and their allies are calling for landed status upon arrival for live-in caregivers and are denouncing the Conservative government's proposed changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).
The amendment, termed conditional permanent residency, requires that sponsored spouses must cohabit in a legitimate relationship for two years before obtaining permanent residency.
A year later, health-care professionals still can't fathom the senseless cuts the Conservative government made to refugee health-care.
Residential units built after 1991 are exempt from the Rent Increase Guideline and landlords can increase rents as much as they like every 12 months.
Injured workers, community activists, and trade unionists gathered Friday outside the Ministry of Labour in Toronto to call for better treatment for injured workers by employers, the government, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).
An enormous increase in tickets handed out for panhandling has led some advocates for homeless people to believe that an attempt to completely ban panhandling is imminent.
Rabble.ca reports that Citizenship and Immigration Canada has made changes to immigration policy that are designed to bring in more temporary migrants while restricting those and other migrants from having safe employment and a chance to obtain permanent residency in Canada.