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"In the past three years I've learned the best way to combat sexual violence isn't through the courts. The best way to prevent sexual violence is to engage youth in the conversation."
Many seniors living in social housing don't have access to sufficient home care services, and aging residents, who may be experiencing dementia or cognitive challenges, have no help with basic ADL.
The C.D. Howe Institute says reforms to employment insurance and moves to develop a more highly skilled workforce can help Canada's labour market adjust to weakened economic conditions.
Ghahramani, who grew up in Iran, compared the law to "the authoritarian Iranian regime that arbitrarily recorded and surveilled every citizen's phone calls."
The Bank of Canada warned about the risks inherent in the shadow banking sector in its most recent Financial System Review last month.
An Ontario man rejected from a job over his credit report calls the widespread hiring practice "morally unjust" and verging on discrimination.
The federal government will not introduce new legislation to govern doctor-assisted dying before the expected October federal election, Justice Minister Peter MacKay says.
The federal government is using $1.8 billion in surplus EI funds to help balance its books, leading critics to say the money belongs in taxpayers' pockets.
The new Toronto police policy on racial profiling takes us back even further than we were a few months ago, says this writer.
The very organizations that are funded by your tax dollars and my tax dollars are not living up to their obligation to take ownership of these children's problems, says this author.
The points author offers several possible talking points to discuss with a lawyer before international travel.
Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says Ottawa is willing to extend to other provinces the measures it has given Alberta for some of its temporary foreign workers.
A growing number of economic thinkers are saying it could eliminate poverty to a great extent and set the stage for a healthier and more productive society.
More than 60 organizations and agencies from across the country are calling for the non-enforcement and repeal of new prostitution laws that came into force on Saturday.
A former crown prosecutor describes what a woman might face if she reports a sexual assault, and why she wouldn't want to report it.
Experts agree that economic abuse, where one partner controls the other's access to finances, plays a pivotal role in trapping women in abusive relationships.
Canada singled itself out as the only country to raise objections over a landmark United Nations document re-establishing the protection of the rights of indigenous people last week.
The union wants rights bodies to review the program's recruitment and selection process, which allows employers to request workers based on gender.
Canada Revenue Agency, ordered in 2012 to audit political activities as a special project, now has also targeted charities focused on foreign aid, human rights, and even poverty.