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Canada Pledges to Fight for the Lives of its Citizens that are Sentenced to Death in all Countries, Including the US

The Canadian government announced on Monday that it will automatically plead for the lives of Canadians sentenced to death in the United States and any other country abroad. Foreign Affairs Minister, Stéphane Dion made the announcement prior to hosting UN… Continue Reading →

Attendance Dropping at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Based on quarterly attendance statistics, the number of people who visited the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is down 23% in the third quarter of 2015-2016 compared to the first half of the fiscal year. The article states that the… Continue Reading →

Edmonton Shoe Store’s “No-Veil” Policy Unlikely to Withstand Human Rights Challenge

Edmonton Shoe repair store owner, Ryan Vale turned 19-year old Sarii Ghalab away from his store twice last week. He stated that his reason for doing so was due to his store’s “no-veil policy”, that according to him does not… Continue Reading →

Law Professor Wins Bid for Human Rights Hearing

An employee of over a decade at the University of British Columbia, Lorna McCue has won her bid to a human rights tribunal hearing. McCue’s failure to submit any peer-reviewed research led to her being denied tenure and ultimately dismissed…. Continue Reading →

Imperial Oil Faces Human Rights Complaint over Cancelled Job Offer to Pakistani Man

Despite being legally entitled to work in Canada under Ottawa’s post graduation work permit program, recent McGill graduate and Pakistani national, Muhammad Taimoor Haseeb had his dream job offer from Imperial Oil rescinded. The company revoked their offer when they… Continue Reading →

Manitoba Human Rights Commission to Hear Transgender Girl’s Case

The Manitoba Human Rights Commission has scheduled a public hearing for a landmark human rights case. Dale and Izzy Burgos filed a complain against the River East Transcona School Division on behalf of their daughter Isabella ‘Bella’ Burgos. They allege… Continue Reading →

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