Library of Publications, Policies and Reports on Human Rights Issues.
Discrimination – What can I do about it?
The purpose of this guide is to help those who want to prevent or protect themselves from discrimination through the rights established under the Canadian Human Rights Act. It provides the definitions of discrimination and harassment and describes how to file a complaint with the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Horizontal audit on Indigenous employment in the banking and financial sector
This first sector-wide employment equity report uses findings based on the Commission’s new horizontal audit model. While there has been some progress in increasing the representation of designated group members across the sector, there has been little to no progress in the representation of Indigenous people. This audit looked at compliance with the Employment Equity Act, identified employment barriers faced by Indigenous people within the banking and financial sector, and gathered best practices to share with employers in the sector to assist them in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous people in their workforces.
2020-21 Departmental Plan
The Departmental Plan is an expenditure plan that provides a detailed overview of the Commission’s main priorities over a three-year period. These priorities are divided by strategic outcome, program activities, and planned and expected results. The Departmental Plan also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.
Policy on Environmental Sensitivities
Individuals with environmental sensitivities experience a variety of adverse reactions. This medical condition is a disability. This document is a policy on environmental sensitivities. It provides guidance and strategies to minimize or eliminate exposure to triggers in the environment.