Up to now, nearly 9000 people have signed a petition for the National Assembly of Quebec supporting the abandonment of announced cuts to social security for elderly people from 55 to 58 years and for the couples with a child of less than 5 years.
You can show your solidarity by supporting this petition which is [...]
CCLA welcomes the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society (FNCS) v. Canada decision released today. The complaint by FNCS alleges that the federal government has discriminated against First Nations children on reserve by under-funding child welfare services provided to them. The federal government argued that [...]
February 22, 2013
CANADIAN GOVERNMENT FACES ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATION TOWARDS FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN AT CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL
On February 25, 2013, the Government of Canada will appear before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to face 14 weeks of hearings to determine if its flawed and inequitable First Nations child and family services program is [...]
Food safety is increasingly becoming a concern in Canada. As indicated by numerous Canadian polls, consumers are concerned about food safety and consider safe food to be an important food quality. Although Canada is respected around the world for its progressive food safety rules, those rules are not always enforced as they should be. As [...]
Today the Supreme Court of Canada overturned the decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal in R. v. Manning. The Supreme Court held that on the specific facts of that case, the Court of Appeal gave too much weight to the offender’s personal circumstances, and insufficient weight to his criminal record, which included several breaches of probation [...]