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The National Housing Fund will prioritize support for seniors, Indigenous Peoples, domestic violence survivors, persons with disabilities including mental health and addiction issues, and veterans.
In Canada, a lack of data on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and health has made it difficult to provide evidence of discrimination's effect on health outcomes.
The Liberal government's immigration plan is a blow to thousands of people — mostly women — who came to Canada as live-in caregivers, say advocates for the workers.
Comprising 77% of Canada's population, those who do not identify as visible minorities have rarely focused on what white people are doing to address racism here.
Privacy laws around the world may differ on certain issues, but all share a key principle: the collection, use and disclosure of personal information requires user consent.
While individual provinces have conducted research and launched their own initiatives, there has been little movement nationally to address what Status of Women Minister Hajdu calls gender-based violence.
Dryden, Ontario, sees safe shelter as the first step to improving family futures.
But before the current bill governing prostitution, Bill C-36, was passed, advocates and opponents testified before Senate and House of Commons committees, revealing deep rifts on the issue.
Canada is resettling pre-screened refugees who have been approved for permanent residency by a Canadian visa officer abroad. An immigration lawyer explains the screening process.
In pilot projects in two communities, youth-focused service providers and youth themselves formed committees to research and design a homelessness action plan.
If the people of Canada want to eradicate the laws, policies, and attitudes responsible for residential schools, the TRC report must be considered as a foundation for reconciliation, says this writer.
A retired Tory senator says it's the best way to alleviate poverty. The Fraser Institute: Not so much.
Michael Geist gives five solutions to Canada's warrantless disclosure crisis.
The B.C. government has promised settlement service agencies it will pick up funding for refugee mental health services that was cut by the feds in January.