Publications

March 2015

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.

January 2015

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.

November 2014

This Report on Equality Rights of Women presents a national portrait of how adult women are faring in Canadian society compared to adult men. The purpose of this work is to establish benchmarks so that progress can be measured when the studies are repeated in future years. The overall results show that while in some dimensions of well-being women fare better than men, inequality still exists for women in Canada.

September 2014

This Special Report to Parliament examines the impacts of Parliament’s 2008 repeal of section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act. Section 67 excluded all matters under the Indian Act from human rights scrutiny. The Indian Act governs many aspects of daily life for hundreds of thousands of Aboriginal people in more than 600 First Nations communities.

September 2014

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.

Quarterly Financial Report 2014
August 2014

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.

June 2014

Human rights law prohibits discrimination based on the ground of family status. This means that when an employee must care for a family member, employers have a legal obligation to accommodate that employee. This guide provides tips for developing accommodation solutions that are in harmony with human rights law. It outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.

June 2014

A user-friendly guide to working together on health issues in the workplace

March 2014

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.

March 2014

What were the human rights issues of 2013? What activities did the Commission carry out to promote human rights in Canada? The following report provides an account of the Commission’s activities in the last calendar year. It highlights the key actions taken by the Commission to advance human rights for all Canadians