Canadian Human Rights Commission

Feds Ponying Up $150 Million To Settle With Nurses

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A group of nurses and their union say the federal government has agreed to pay them more than $150 million in a pay-equity settlement that da...

Watching the Watchdog: Maclean's Misses the Mark

Tim Knight | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

You'd have thought Maclean's would have blazoned the death of Section 13 all over its front cover. With a massive headline along the lines of "SCREW YOU, CENSORS!!!" Or "WE WON!!!" Instead, the cover featured a generic picture of an innocuous youngish woman and an innocuous youngish man grinning maniacally and the silly headline: "The majority of us are singles. So why do we still live in a couples world?"

Lemire's Right to Free Speech Vs. Ours

Avi Benlolo | Posted 03.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Avi Benlolo

The question of Section 13 of Canada's Human Rights Act (CHRA) dealing with hate speech has come to a head over the case of Marc Lemire, who was the last president of the neo-Nazi white supremacist group, Heritage Front, and is now a webmaster of a controversial site created in the name of free speech.

Human Rights Complaint Filed Against Harper's New Spin Doctor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2011 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - A separatist firebrand in Quebec has filed an official complaint against Prime Minister Stephen Harper's new choice for communications dire...