An interview with Gary Malkowski, Director of the Canadian Hearing Society

April 11, 2018

An interview with Gary Malkowski, the Vice President at the Canadian Hearing Society.

Workplace Accessibility in Canada

January 25, 2018

The federal and provincial governments strive to protect the rights of those with disabilities in Canada. Yet, to this day, there is no comprehensive Canada-wide legislation regarding disabilities. There are, however, federal statutes, provincial acts and codes and Supreme Court decisions designed to protect disability rights.

An Interview with Amy Li & Leah Shipton of Outrun the Stigma

April 12, 2017

We started Outrun the Stigma in 2013 because we noticed that most run/walk events in Calgary and across Canada, raised awareness about physical health issues (e.g. cancer, diabetes, MS) but rarely raised awareness about mental health and illness. We think that run/walk events are an incredible way to raise awareness, bring community together,


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 […]

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.


Ella Webber Talks Trans-Non-Binary Rights with the CCLA

June 13, 2018

This series of 12 video clips documents a conversation between CCLA volunteer Amara McLaughlin-Harris and Ella Webber. At the top of each video you can see the key questions the clip will discuss. Amara introduces it as follows: Ella Webber is an old friend of mine. We grew up a street away from one another […]

Discrimination against Gender Non-conforming Individuals: Academic Sources and Debates

February 12, 2018

Discriminations against gender non-conforming individuals, very often, differ from the paradigmatic cases of overt and intentional infliction of differential treatment that one tends to envisage. Often, they are very subtle and effected through contextualized actions

Gender-Based Discrimination at a Glance – A View from the Press

January 25, 2018

This is a compilation of various news sources from across Canada highlighting contemporary challenges and realities faced by transgender and gender non-conforming people on a day-to-day basis, as well as various legislative moves pursued at different levels of government in Canada.