TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline would spur a 40% increase in tar sands production while destroying First Nations communities’ livelihoods, culture and legal rights.
A poll jointly commissioned by the Council of Canadians, the Canadian Federation of Students, and LeadNow.ca shows that a majority of Canadians oppose the Harper Conservatives’ Fair Elections Act, known as Bill C-23.
Fear of retaliation is among the top factors blocking access to human rights justice for many Aboriginal women, the Canadian Human Rights Commission learned over the course of four roundtable discussions held across the country in 2013.
Rights groups say “an independent and effective complaints and monitoring mechanism for the Canada Border Services Agency” is necessary due to abuses of the human rights of refugee claimants and vulnerable Canadians.
Loretta Saunders: Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, calls for answers now, not just for Saunders, but for all missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns the Harper Conservatives’ 2014 federal budget is likely to worsen Canada’s slowing economy, proposes sound alternative.
TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline would significantly increase Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, says a new report from the Pembina Institute.
Lack of enforcement of tenancy laws threatens the safety and security of rental housing across British Columbia, argues Kendra Milne, a social justice lawyer and research associate with the B.C. office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
A new report by Public Citizen says the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is riddled with structural flaws that could spark dangerous leaks and spills.
Here’s a statement by WikiLeaks journalist Sarah Harrison on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s temporary asylum in Russia, granted in August.
Unifor raises grave concerns about the sweeping changes to the Canada Labour Code proposed by the omnibus Federal Budget Implementation Bill C-4.