Human Rights

October 20, 2010
Westcoast LEAF has a site that reviews rights in the workplace and personal relationships for youth. It also reviews sources of rights (government, laws and the justice system) and what we can do if...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Employment, employment rights, employment rights, Human Rights, Youth, youth justice, youth justice, youth rights, youth rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Research and education
July 15, 2010
In this article based on his address to the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences on May 29th, 2010, the former leader of the NDP summarizes the journey of...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Human Rights, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
March 16, 2010
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs
June 19, 2009
Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is a national organization of members inspired by faith to act for justice in Canadian public policy.
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
June 19, 2009
In October 2008, the BC Supreme Court struck down Victoria's bylaw banning people from erecting tents or other structures in city parks. The judge ruled that due to the lack of housing and shelter,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, News, British Columbia
June 10, 2009
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is intervening to to support homeless people in the Tent City Case. The appeal will be heard in the British Columbia Court of Appeal on June 10 and 11, 2009. The...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Human Rights, News, British Columbia
January 14, 2009
Poverty and Human Rights Centre Law Sheet: Using International Social and Economic Rights in Anti-Poverty Advocacy International human rights law has an important role to play in advocacy work...
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada, International
December 10, 2008
Today on the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the National Council of Welfare (an advisory body to the Minister of Human Resources and Social Development) released an...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, News, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada, International
December 5, 2008
Latin American workers who helped build the underground tunnel in Vancouver for the Canada Line have won a human rights tribunal against their employers, SELI Canada Inc. and SNC Lavalin Constructors...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, News, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
August 10, 2008
According to a report, One World, Whose Dream? Housing Rights Violations and the Beijing Olympic Games (in PDF), released by the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions, 1.5 million people have been...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Human Rights, News, International
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