Governor General David Johnston bestowed Order of Canada honours on Shelagh Day on Wednesday for her contributions as an advocate and legal scholar, particularly women’s rights issues in Canada....[... READ]
Social workers unable to access the government’s child-welfare computer system are being told to check with police to see whether there are prior safety concerns about a family, documents show.
The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has just announced that Canada Without Poverty’s (CWP) Executive Director, Leilani Farha, has been appointed UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing....[... READ]
The Federal Court of Appeal ruled last week that Canadian employers must try to accommodate parents juggling work with child-care obligations.
The judges found that the Canada Border Services Agency...[... READ]
The Opposition Critic for Social Development says a major glitch in the provincial computer system is putting vulnerable children and adults at serious risk.
The province’s Integrated Case Management...[... READ]
Activist and poet Bud Osborn has passed away. Bud was a founding member of Vancouver Area Network of Drugs Users (VANDU), a group of users and former users who work to improve the lives of people who...[... READ]