Human Rights Tribunal charges Ottawa still failing Indigenous children

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has had to issue a third compliance order after finding Canada is still failing to provide adequate services to Indigenous children as outlined by "Jordan’s Principle."

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May 30, 2017

Parliament passes drug possession immunity for 'Good Samaritans' seeking help for overdoses

The act aims to remove fear of prosecution for possessing (or consuming) illegal drugs, the top reason people cite for not seeking aid for a drug overdose, or for not remaining at the scene.

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May 03, 2017

Despite justifications, no evidence police stops effective

Anthony Doob and Rosemary Gartner, professors of criminology at the University of Toronto's Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, on carding.

Posted:
May 01, 2017

Motion seeks stronger protections for Ontario temp agency workers

The motion is an effort to ensure that the government will make changes to labour and employment laws to put an end to long-term assignments for temporary employees.

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April 19, 2017