Date: May 30, 2016 at 2:00 E.T.
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Register today for the Victim Justice Network's upcoming webinar Supporting Victims and Survivors of Human Trafficking on Mon, May 30, 2016 at 2:00 E.S.T. In support of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week from May 29 to June 4 2016, this webinar will examine Human Trafficking in Canada. The presenters for this webinar will be Michelle Anderson, Covenant House Toronto sex-trafficking specialist and Rosalind Currie, Executive Director, Office to Combat Trafficking in Persons, British Columbia Ministry of Justice.
JFCY is concerned about the exclusion of capable people under the age of 18, "competent minors", from the protections and benefits provided for other capable people under Bill C-14.
"This law wastes millions of dollars to fund a search through Canada's inventory of old refugees to see who can be disposed of, regardless of how well established they are in Canada, and for no purpose."
The third annual Shelter Voices survey says women are crossing borders to escape domestic violence but are turned away from overcrowded shelters.
Margaret Somerville proposes an additional condition not yet in Bill C-14: that a Superior Court judge be required to review and approve each request that has been granted for medically assisted death.
The public has until June 30 to offer feedback on controversial changes to the Residential Tenancies Act.
Critics say the release of the reports is meaningless if key information, such as evidence provided by witnesses, is kept secret.
Is access to the Internet a Basic Human Right? Some countries have already decided that it is. There may be lessons for Canada in the approach these countries have taken.
This is CBC video on the Urban Worker Project, which is seeking protection for workers in precarious jobs.
What measures, and from which branch or level of government, will work to effectively end the practice of confining prisoners in cells for all but one or two hours of the day?