Aboriginal & Treaty Rights

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Pam Palmater and Sharon McIvor Testify at Senate Against Gender Discrimination in Indian Registration
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Reply to Issues 2, 3, 16 & 18: INDIGENOUS WOMEN and WOMEN IN DETENTION
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Child Welfare Unfair for First Nations
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United Nations Human Rights Committee Critiques Canada’s Human Rights Violations of Indigenous Peoples
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My Brief for the Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations of Canada: Clarifications Related to Canada’s Testimony
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CBC’s State of the Nations with Amanda Lang

Reply to Issues 2, 3, 16 & 18: INDIGENOUS WOMEN and WOMEN IN DETENTION

Reply to Issues 2, 3, 16 & 18: INDIGENOUS WOMEN and WOMEN IN DETENTION Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the Occasion of the Committee’s Eighth and Ninth Periodic Review of Canada. DOWNLOAD: Reply to Issues 2, 3, 16 & 18: INDIGENOUS WOMEN and WOMEN IN DETENTION

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United Nations Human Rights Committee Critiques Canada’s Human Rights Violations of Indigenous Peoples

Today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee released its Concluding Observations on Canada’s sixth report in relation to Canada’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (advanced unedited version). While it commended recent legislation adopted by individual provinces in relation to human rights, there was no overall commendation for Canada. In fact,[…]

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My Brief for the Human Rights Committee’s Concluding Observations of Canada: Clarifications Related to Canada’s Testimony

Corporate Social Responsibility In the review, Canada stated that international treaties ratified by Canada are not binding law in Canada. Canada also stated that Canadian companies doing business abroad are expected to demonstrate Canadian values and follow applicable human rights laws. However, if the State does not consider ICCPR applicable law in Canada, then its corporate entities[…]

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