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Because this section features interviews with experts in their own words and content produced by CCLA volunteers, 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 of our website.

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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 […]

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 […]

A Recent History of Racial Profiling and Policing

May 18, 2015

Check out this short summary to better understand the issue of racial profiling in Canada and its recent history. 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, […]

Thinking About Barriers to Access to Post-Secondary Education and Employment for People with Disabilities

May 18, 2015

Interested in learning about discrimination, disability, and access to education? Here’s a short introduction to get you started. 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 […]

Talking About Mental Health and Discrimination

May 17, 2015

Interested in issues of mental health and discrimination, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a short summary to get you started. 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. […]

In the News: Police Accountability and Mental Health Issues

May 17, 2015

Want to learn about police use of force and mental health issues, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a list of recent publications and news articles to get you started. Police Encounters and Mental Health 5 key cases of police shooting deaths involving mentally ill individuals, August 27, 2014 CBC News. Report on Farshad Mohammadi’s […]

Reports, Articles and Resources Related to the Fair Elections Act

May 17, 2015

Want to learn about Bill C-23, the Fair Elections Act, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a list of recent publications and news articles to get you started. Bill C-23 – An Act to Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make Consequential Amendments to other Acts. (Short Title: The Fair […]

Thinking About Racial Profiling and Carding in Canada

May 17, 2015

Want to learn about racial profiling and carding, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a short introduction to get you started. 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 […]

Useful Links and Resources Related to Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

May 16, 2015

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about LGBTQ rights, 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 General PFLAG Canada Egale: Canada Human Rights Trust Canada Pride MyGSA.ca Center for Gender Advocacy […]

Useful Links and Resources Related to Discrimination on the Basis of Disability or Mental Health

May 16, 2015

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about mental health and disability rigfhts, 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 Disabilities General Reach Canada Canadian Hearing Society ARCH Disability Law Centre […]