January 30: Information session on Harassment in the Workplace, Thunder Bay

When: Monday, January 30, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Waverly Library Auditorium,  285 Red River Rd., Thunder Bay

The Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre invites you to their information session, Harassment in the Workplace, Bill 132, Ontario's Sexual Violence and Harassment Legislation.

Posted:
January 17, 2017
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Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre

‘Something is wrong’ says Chief Human Rights Commissioner

Ontario’s Chief Human Rights Commissioner is calling for a change in behaviour from people in and outside of the judicial system towards Indigenous Peoples.

Posted:
January 04, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC)

Legal system not doing enough for racialized members

Report from the Law Society of Upper Canada is a good first step but more needs to be done

Posted:
January 03, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

More talks, instead of action, from the federal government 'is beyond sickening, it's neglectful,' critic says

"They are not doing enough": Pam Palmater, chair of the indigenous governance program at Ryerson University and a critic of not only the federal government but also of the Assembly of First Nations.

Posted:
December 16, 2016
Article source:
National Post

Speaker's Corner: Time to challenge counterterrorism programs

U.S. president-elect Trump's Islamophobia-fuelled ascendancy is a chilling reminder for Canadians to review our own government's assumptions about terror, especially in relation to Bill C-51.

Posted:
December 15, 2016
Article source:
Law Times

New human rights commission strategic plan tackles racial profiling, solitary confinement

It's the product of feedback from nearly 300 people over the last year and hundreds of hours spent traveling across the province.

Posted:
December 08, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Federal spending falls short for students on reserves, budget watchdog says

The federal government does not adequately account for the cost of teaching in remote northern regions with small populations.

Posted:
December 06, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

Alberta judge cuts sex predator's sentence in half after beating in jail

The Alberta ruling adds to a small but growing body of cases in which judges have called out jailhouse administrators for violating prisoners' rights to be free from cruel and unusual treatment.

Posted:
November 25, 2016
Article source:
The Globe and Mail

The indigenous teen who escaped death in a Thunder Bay river

The story was never publicly told during the coroner's inquest into the deaths of five students whose bodies were found in Thunder Bay waters between 2000 and 2011.

Posted:
November 25, 2016
Article source:
Toronto Star

Get rid of 'insulting' Indigenous team names, logos, man tells human rights tribunal

​"To be reduced to a cartoon, very much as a stereotypical cartoon, that's insulting," Brad Gallant told the tribunal.

Posted:
November 22, 2016
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)