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

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Annual Report 2015

Publication Type
Annual Reports
Subject Matter
International

In 2015, the Canadian Human Rights Commission met with many organizations and individuals that advocate for the rights of people in Canada. The goal was to find out what people expect from their national human rights institution. The breadth and scope of the feedback was profound, yet several common themes emerged.

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Report on Plans and Priorities 2016-17

Publication Type
Corporate Publications
Subject Matter
Accountability

The Report on Plans and Priorities 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 Report on Plans and Priorities also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.

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2014–15 - Departmental Performance Report

Publication Type
Corporate Publications
Subject Matter
Accountability

The Departmental Performance Report provides an account of the Commission’s achieved results against planned performance expectations as set out in the Report on Plans and Priorities.

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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Equality and Non-Discrimination

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Equality and Non-Discrimination

Publication Type
Human Rights Research
Subject Matter
Human Rights

Persons with disabilities continue to be marginalized in Canadian society. Half of all the discrimination complaints filed in Canada are related to disability, according to a report by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). The data, compiled nationally for the first time, confirms a trend observed at the federal level for several years: disability-related complaints consistently represent a high proportion of discrimination claims.

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Mental Health and Equality Rights: Mood Disorders - An analysis using the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) – Mental Health Component

Mental Health and Equality Rights: Mood Disorders - An analysis using the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) – Mental Health Component

Publication Type
Human Rights Research
Subject Matter
Human Rights

This report, the first in the series, is entitled, Mental Health and Equality Rights: Mood Disorders. It presents statistics on how Canadian adults who reported having mood disorders fare in terms of education, employment and economic well-being compared to adults without mood disorders. It also looks at health care needs and experiences with discrimination.

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Canadian Human Rights Commission Quarterly Financial Report - 2015

Publication Type
Informing Parliament
Subject Matter
Accountability

The Quarterly financial Report consists of financial tables comparing planned and actual expenditures for both the quarter and year-to-date as well as comparative information for the preceding fiscal year. The report also contains a narrative section which provides a concise discussion on the significant changes affecting both the quarter and year to date financial results, and changes in relation to operations, personnel and programs.

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Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy

Are you an employer? Do you understand your obligation to provide Aboriginal people preferential treatment on employment matters? This publication explains the legal framework behind your obligation to facilitate the employment of Aboriginal people. It also provides measures to ensure that non-Aboriginal employees or candidates for employment are treated fairly and reasonably.

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Framework for Compliance Audits Under the Employment Equity Act

Framework for Compliance Audits Under the Employment Equity Act

Publication Type
Tools for Employers
Subject Matter
Workplace

This framework document summarizes the roles, responsibilities and statutory requirements under the Employment Equity Act. It also outlines the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s approach for its employment equity Compliance Program by providing information on the strategic planning of audits as well as on the audit process.

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Annual Report 2014

Publication Type
Annual Reports
Subject Matter
Accountability

The Report outlines the work the CHRC carried out in 2014 to promote and protect human rights, offers statistics on discrimination complaints brought to the CHRC in 2014, and examines critical human rights issues in Canada today.

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A Toolkit for Developing Community-Based Dispute Resolution Processes in First Nations Communities : Rights, Responsibility, Respect

Subject Matter
Indigenous Issues

Offers assistance to First Nations governments that want to address discrimination complaints in their communities using a community-based dispute resolution process.

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