News in Human Rights
The federal privacy watchdog says Canada's border agency broke the law by labelling people on its highly touted "wanted" list as war criminals — a potentially misleading tag the agency failed to justify.
Passing the bill would enact anti-SLAPP (strategic law suits against public participation) legislation, and help to protect freedom of expression in Ontario.
The suit, filed Friday, comes in advance of a special Toronto Police Services Board meeting to be held Monday on the controversial police practice of carding.
Employers should be taking steps now if they haven’t already to avoid claims of discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression in the workplace, according to a panel of experts.
Date: Thursday November 21, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (EST)
Speaker: Brian De Matos, Advocacy Director and Chair, Rainbow Health Network
Register now: online
More information: 416-285-0368 | email@example.com
This webinar will introduce considerations and steps needed to make workplaces and service environments LGBTQ-inclusive, and share successes.
It's time for Ontario to ban SLAPPs - lawsuits brought by big companies to silence resource-poor defendants and chill free speech - say these op-ed authors.
The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police has released guidelines - the first of their kind in Canada - for how police services can improve their relationship with the queer community.
This program is designed to support educators and administrators in raising awareness and teaching about the history and legacy of residential schools, providing tools that can be used in classrooms.
A UN indigenous rights investigator said Canada faces a "crisis" when it comes to the situation of the country's aboriginal peoples.
Date Thursday, October 18, 2013
Time 6:30 p.m.
Place Innis College Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. at St. George St. (south of St. George subway)
This forum, "Toronto's Growing Socio-Spatial Divide: What's racism got to do with it?", features Avvy Go, Metro Toronto Chinese Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, as one of the panel members.