PM asked why government hasn't complied Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.
A spokesman said the department doesn't know how many people ask for a change in the sex designation annually.
The federal government is grappling with a stern order from the tribunal on welfare services for aboriginal children.
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"This government agrees that we can and must do better."
The quasi-judicial body published its findings this morning related to a 2007 complaint from the Assembly of First Nations and The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada.
A Montreal university student has filed a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission, after CIBC told him he would have to close his bank account because he's Iranian. When CBC News first re...
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has slammed Canada's Border Services Agency for discriminating against a black job seeker in B.C. Levan Turner claimed he was excluded from job opportunities i...
If there's one thing I can say about Richard Warman without getting sued, it's that he knows his way around the system. As a human rights advocate, he's brought more suits before this country's various "quasi-judicial" Human Rights Tribunals than any other lawyer or group -- though that's a bit like saying that he's sacked more peewee quarterbacks than any other NFL linebacker.
On October 2, the Federal Court of Canada found S13 of Canada's Human Rights legislation dealing with hate on the Internet to be constitutional. A key key figure who utilized S13 to help defend ethnic and faith minorities against toxic speech is a friend and a person I consider a hero, Richard Warman. Sadly instead of gratitude Warman was victimized for his efforts.
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 dates back to 1978.The settlement puts an end to eig...
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of workers Thursday in a pay equity case involving women at Canada Post that was originally filed 28 years ago. The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC...