This week, Canada’s three major public sector unions protested the Harper government’s continuing muzzling of the country’s federal scientists.
A new study says gender inequality in Canada has persisted or worsened in critical areas such as violence against women, women’s economic security, and the human rights of Aboriginal women and girls.
A new report by the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association says Harper’ mandatory minimum sentencing policies are failing to reduce crime while imposing staggering personal, social and financial costs on Canadians.
By Openmedia.ca | Feb. 5, 2013: WHAT: During an interview with CBC News Network host Evan Solomon, Justice Minister Rob Nicholson suggested that the government is working on a revised version to the controversial online spying legislation Bill C-30. When pressed on the online spying plan Nicholson
by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives compares the earnings of women in BC to those in the rest of Canada. The report was authored by Marjorie Griffin Cohen, an economist and SFU Professor of Political
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over the past three years, Conservative minister Jason Kenney’s Department of Citizenship and Immigration blew almost $750,000 in Canadian taxpayers money “monitoring ethnic media”, according to The Canadian Press. The political daily media monitoring madness assessed ethnic minorities “perceptions” of Kenney and
New report highlights dangers and causes of rapidly growing disparity in the province by Parkland Institute | Nov. 1, 2012: A new report released this morning by the U of A’s Parkland Institute and the Alberta College of Social Workers says that despite Alberta’s obvious wealth,
In Calgary today, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced new rules that effectively bar the sex trade industry from hiring foreign workers. We’re told that the measures seek to stop the abuse and exploitation of foreign sex workers “who come to Canada to work and wind