Déclaration - Après 40 ans de progrès dans le domaine des droits de la personne, bien des gens au Canada attendent encore l’égalité

Le 17 juillet 2017 – Ottawa (Ontario) – Commission canadienne des droits de la personne

À l’occasion du 40e anniversaire de l’adoption de la Loi canadienne sur les droits de la personne et de la création de la Commission canadienne des droits de la personne, Marie Claude Landry, présidente de la Commission, déclare ce qui suit :

« Il y a 40 ans, le 14 juillet 1977, le Parlement a rendu illégale la discrimination envers les personnes au Canada pour des raisons liées à leur identité, leur origine ou leurs croyances.

Statement - Government must take lead on fighting gender inequality: CHRC

February 1, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission

“The Canadian Human Rights Commission calls on the Government of Canada to fully implement recommendations of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). 

“Canada has championed feminism and shown a strong commitment to eliminate deeply entrenched barriers to gender equality. But the fight for women’s equality is not over. It still requires the full weight and support of the government.

Statement - Canada’s human rights watchdog welcomes First Nations child welfare decision

May 26, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission

In response to the most recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision that the federal government implement the ruling in the First Nations Child Welfare Case, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission issues the following statement:

Statement - Trans rights are finally human rights in Canadian law

June 15, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission

Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues the following statement:

“This is an historic moment for trans rights and for human rights in Canada. Today, we join the thousands of human rights advocates, trans individuals, families and children across Canada, as we welcome and celebrate the passage of Bill C-16.