President Barack Obama announced his executive plan to overhaul the the U.S. immigration system and uphold the human rights of undocumented immigrants.
The Conservative government’s omnibus budget Bill C-43 seeks to deny refugee claimants access to health care and social assistance, says the Council of Canadians.
Prominent constitutional lawyer suing two Conservative cabinet ministers and Gov. Gen. David Johnston over the draconian changes Harper has made to Canada’s Citizenship Act through Bill C-24.
Harper’s draconian changes to health care for refugees has denied care and threatened lives, argues Adrienne Silnicki, Health Care campaigner for the Council of Canadians.
POWER, an Ottawa-based sex worker advocacy group, says Harper’s anti-prostitution Bill C-36 “reproduces sex workers’ vulnerability to violence and victimization”.
Online petition asks Senate to protect Canadian democracy from Stephen Harper’s Orwellian “Fair Elections Act”, plan to steal the 2015 federal election.
In an open letter, 19 professors from universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, denounce the Harper Conservatives’ proposed Fair Elections Act.
The Harper Conservatives’ Orwellian “Fair Elections” Act violates the Canadian constitution, disenfranchises non-Conservative and marginalized voters.
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.
Federal public sector unions are joining forces to legally challenge the Harper Conservatives’ latest assault on Canadian workers’ rights through Bill C-4.