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The Ontario Human Rights Commission has issued a report on dress codes calling for an end to clothing requirements that discriminate against female and transgender workers.
The Liberals have initiated a comprehensive review of penalties and sentencing brought in by the previous federal government.
The minister says the Liberals understand concerns about the wording of what's known as the CPP dropout clause and plan to push for provincial agreement on new wording to the clause next month.
Americans are likelier to speak English and have a degree than people from some other countries, and they're part of NAFTA, all of which favour them.
A study by the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada argues the hundreds of crisis pregnancy centres in Canada offer misleading online advertising that bills them as something they're not.
Canadian doctors and nurses are going to find themselves in a "very difficult situation" come June 6 if the government doesn't pass a new law on assisted dying: CMA vice president.
Part of an occasional series on poverty issues, this Global News article looks at payday lending.
Officers in Ontario's jails and the people signing off on their decisions are breaking the province's own rules on who can be placed in solitary confinement and the care of inmates with mental illness.
It's tough to tackle systemic racism when the people you're talking to are outraged when you suggest it's an issue, says Renu Mandhane, Chief Commissioner at Ontario's Human Rights Commission.
Labour lawyer Fay Faraday says employers have been lobbying governments for more flexibility in the work force for years, and as a result, more workers are now vulnerable to exploitation.
The people who spent years fighting for the right to get a doctor's help dying say Bill C-14 doesn't comply with the Supreme Court's Carter ruling.
"Postal banks are an alternative to payday lenders, providing basic financial services to the millions of people currently excluded from access to Canada's big banks."
There are currently 1,457 Canadian citizens imprisoned around the world, but there is no specific legislation in place to protect their rights in a consistent and uniform way.
If approved, Toronto will join cities such as Ottawa and Montreal that are moving toward setting up these sites. At present, there are only two safe-injection sites in Canada, both in Vancouver.
Over 6,000 people are still in Canadian police databases because they were convicted of the now-extinct crimes of gross indecency and buggery, RCMP data shows.
Toronto lawyer David Butt and METRAC legal director Tamar Witelson say the trial has turned a spotlight on how the legal system handles sexual assault cases.
Some of Canada's biggest cities have opted out of a federally run count of homeless people, resulting in what some experts predict will be an incomplete picture of the national poverty problem.
The prospect of violence and harassment is real enough to deter women, and even health practitioners, from speaking about, seeking out, or providing abortions.
The meme, infographic, status update, chain email you received is false. It was debunked years ago but continues to be circulated.
Here's a look at how the process usually unfolds, and how the government might be able to bring people over halfway through, then complete the screenings on Canadian soil.