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Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson says we learned how to welcome and settle desperate people during past crises, we must turn that knowledge to responding to today's refugees.
Audrey Macklin, professor of law and chair in human rights law at the University of Toronto, writes that hasty election promises by the government to expand and/or expedite resettlement cannot be trusted.
Delegates from Amnesty International have voted to support a policy that calls for decriminalization of the sex trade, including prostitution, payment for sex, and brothel ownership.
From a New York Times opinion piece: Millions of Americans lack crucial legal services, yet enormous numbers of lawyers are unemployed. Why can't the supply of lawyers match the demand?
Cultural fit has become a new form of discrimination that keeps demographic and cultural diversity down, all in the name of employee enjoyment and fun, says this writer.
Craig Forcese and Kent Roach make the case against Bill C-51 in the New York Times, describing its effects both in Canada and beyond Canada's borders.
This New York Times article profiles a unique partnership between a hospital and the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati to help low income patients with access to justice issues.