Corporate Publications

Library of Corporate Publications, Policies and Reports on Human Rights Issues. 

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A Matter of Rights - Special Report of the Canadian Human Rights Commission on the Repeal of Section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act

Publication Type
Research Reports
Subject Matter
Indigenous Issues

What were the Commission’s reasons for recommending that section 67 be repealed from the Canadian Human Rights Act? What impact did the Commission anticipate the legislative change would have on First Nations communities? This 2005 report recommends that Parliament eliminate section 67 so that First Nations people living on reserve have access to the same human rights protection available to other people in Canada.

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No Answer: A Review of Government of Canada Telephonic Communication with People Who Are Deaf, Deafened, Hard of Hearing, or Have a Speech Impediment

Publication Type
Research Reports
Subject Matter
Human Rights

How has the Government of Canada failed to accommodate the needs of people who are deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, or have a speech impediment? This report identifies how the Government of Canada failed to accommodate the needs of the disabled. It also recommends an approach to ensure that all individuals living in Canada have access to the same level of service.

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Protecting Their Rights: A Systemic Review of Human Rights in Correctional Services for Federally Sentenced Women

What changes need to be made so that the human rights of women in the correctional system are respected? This report focuses on the needs of federally sentenced women, and looks at two basic Canadian constitutional ideals: the protection of individual rights and the entitlement to equality.

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Submission to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights - Same Sex Marriages

What role did the Commission play throughout the debate on same sex marriage? How did same sex marriage come to be protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act? This submission analyzes same-sex civil marriage through the prism of human rights. More specifically, it looks at the prohibitions of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and discrimination on the grounds of religious freedom.

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Policy on Special Programs

Are you an employer? Would you like to prevent and eliminate employment challenges that minority groups might be facing in your organization? This policy explains the principles and criteria that must be followed in order to implement a special programs policy in your workplace.

* This document contains some information that is out of date and should not be relied upon. It is being updated and will be replaced in 2021.

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