Publications

Now a Matter of Rights: Extending Full Human Rights Protection to First Nations
June 2011

How did the Commission help prepare First Nation communities and other stakeholders for the repeal of section 67? What principles were followed to ensure the successful implementation of the repeal? This report documents the steps taken by the Commission in preparation for the repeal of section 67. It also illustrates the many challenges to ensuring full access to human rights protection for Aboriginal people in Canada.

March 2011

Designed specifically for First Nations leaders and administrators, the Handbook offers information to help First Nations communities identify and resolve human rights issues.

January 2011

This Anti-harassment Policy Template was developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission to help employers meet their human rights obligations. This easy-to-use tool is for employers that may not have the time or resources to develop their own anti-harassment policy.

January 2011

Are you an employer or employee under federal jurisdiction looking to better understand your rights, obligations, and duites regarding pregnancy in the workplace? This policy and set of best practices explains some of the benefits of providing a respectful and inclusive workplace for pregnant employées. It also identifies potentially discriminatory practices, and offers practical solutions.

January 2011

This Accommodation Policy Template was developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission to help employers meet their human rights obligations. This easy-to-use tool is for employers that may not have the time or resources to develop an accommodation policy.

April 2010

Are you filing a human rights complaint with the Commission? Are you aware of the rules and guidelines that must be followed in order for your complaint to be valid? The following document provides instructions on how to prepare and file your complaint with the Commission. It also provides a list of responsibilities for all parties involved.

March 2010

Has discrimination affected you? What can you do about it? This guide explains what discrimination is, how the law prohibits it, and what to do if someone discriminates against you.

March 2010

Are you an employer? Do you know your responsibilities to pregnant employees in the workplace? This guide can help you create a respectful work environment that prevents discrimination related to pregnancy.

Are you pregnant? Are you planning to become pregnant?
March 2010

Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant? Do you require workplace accommodations because of your pregnancy? This is a quick, one-page glance at your rights and responsibilities as an employee.