TR: Discrimination

TR: Immigration

Useful Links and Resources: Healthcare for Immigrants, Refugees and Temporary Foreign Workers

February 9, 2017

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about immigration and citizenship issues, including related organizations, government resources, guides, and legal information. Is there something that should be on this list, but isn’t? Contribute at talkrights [at] ccla [dot] org.   INTERIM FEDERAL HEALTH PROGRAM: Interim Federal Health Program: The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) […]

An Interview with Arghavan Gerami

August 19, 2015

Arghavan Gerami is the Founder and Managing Director at Gerami Law Professional Corporation (‘PC’) and has been a practicing lawyer in Ontario since 2007. The CCLA spoke to her about refugee rights in Canada. This article is part of a series of interviews with advocates, legal thinkers, community organizers and academics on issues related to Canadian […]

Overview: Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

May 18, 2015

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section […]

An Interview with Syed Hussan

May 19, 2015

Syed Hussan organizes with Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, Canada’s largest migrant workers rights coalition working for justice and status for migrant workers, as well as with No One Is Illegal, a grassroots migrant justice organization. This article is part of a series of interviews with advocates, legal thinkers, community organizers and academics on issues related to Canadian civil […]

Useful Links and Resources Related to Discrimination on the Basis of Citizenship, Immigration or Refugee Status

May 16, 2015

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about immigration and citizenship issues, including related organizations, government resources, guides, and legal information. Is there something that should be on this list, but isn’t? Contribute at talkrights [at] ccla [dot] org. Organizations Canada-Wide Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers Canadian […]

An Interview with Efrat Arbel

May 16, 2015

Efrat Arbel is Assistant Professor at the Allard School of Law. Dr. Arbel researches and publishes in constitutional law, refugee law, Aboriginal law, and prison law.  Combining her academic work with legal practice, Dr. Arbel is also engaged in advocacy and litigation involving refugee and prisoner rights. She has served on sub-committees with Westcoast LEAF, and […]

An Interview with Avvy Go

May 18, 2015

This article is part of a series of interviews with advocates, legal thinkers, community organizers and academics on issues related to Canadian civil liberties produced by CCLA volunteers. All responses are the interview subject’s own, and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint or positions of the CCLA. CCLA: What are some of the difficulties in providing […]

Video: CCLA Director Noa Mendelsohn Aviv Talks Equality

May 19, 2015

  Watch CCLA Director of Equality Noa Mendelsohn Aviv talk about equality rights and discrimination.

An Interview with Ratna Omidvar

May 19, 2015

Ratna Omidvar is the founding Executive Director of the Global Diversity Exchange at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Her career has focused on articulating pathways to inclusion for immigrants and visible minorities in host societies, both in Canada and globally. Ratna is both a Member of the Order of Canada and Order of Ontario with the […]

An Interview with Deepa Mattoo

May 19, 2015

Deepa Mattoo is a staff lawyer and the acting Executive Director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario. For over 15 years, she has provided public education, training and services to victims of violence. She has spoken extensively about gender based violence and how immigration policies, such as sponsorship rules, affect immigrant women. This article is part […]