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Marie-Claude Landry

Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission

Marie-Claude Landry, Ad.E. was appointed as Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission in March 2015, marking a new phase in a career defined by community involvement.
It's Time To Give Trans People Equal

It's Time To Give Trans People Equal Rights

We strongly urge all Senators to pass Bill C-16 without amendment. Because human rights must apply to everyone -- acceptance and inclusion is not reserved only for those who are like us. Trans and gender diverse people face discrimination, harassment and violence in many aspects of their lives.
05/31/2017 04:22 EDT
We Must Put An End To The Use Of Solitary Confinement In Federal

We Must Put An End To The Use Of Solitary Confinement In Federal Prisons

It seems obvious that solitary confinement for someone with mental health issues is dangerous and destructive. The Canadian Human Rights Commission has long held that placing vulnerable individuals in solitary confinement denies them their human rights, and for those with mental health issues, it can lead to irreparable harm.
01/16/2017 01:29 EST