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  • One woman's battle for equal rights for on-reserve children

    February 09, 2013

  • New legal terms added to Glossary!

    February 08, 2013

    Divulgation; Exposé des précisions; Loi sur l’accès à l’information; Loi sur la vie privée; Preuve; Secret professionnel des avocats; Subpoena; Témoin expert; Témoin profane 

  • Have a Heart Day Social in Kitchener, Ontario!

    February 07, 2013

    Bring your sweethearts, sweet treats and moccasins for an evening full of dance, song and family fun. Pizza and drinks will be served.

    Time: 5 - 8 p.m.

    Location: FSW Building, 120 Duke St. Kitchener (Rm.101)

    Organized by Weejeendimin Native Resource Centre & Wilfrid Laurier University

    PDF File(s)
  • Canada proposes cancelling Tribunal hearing dates for week of February 25, 2013; Caring Society objects

    February 05, 2013

  • Federal Court of Appeal hearing scheduled for March 6, 2013

    January 31, 2013

    Canada's appeal of the Federal Court decision to order a full hearing in the First Nations child welfare case will be heard on March 6, 2013. Hearings at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to proceed concurrently.

    Location: TBD

    Open to the public!

  • Amnesty International members in Regina prepare for Have a Heart Day!

    January 24, 2013

    Thanks to Regina members for taking part in last night's Amnesty International Webinar on Have a Heart Day. We look forward to hearing more about your plans for Februrary 14!

  • School Resources

    December 21, 2012

    Check out our new Schools' Resources page for ideas on how to engage students in Shannen's Dream, Jordan's Principle, and I am a Witness!

  • Tim Harper: Tribunal will rule whether Ottawa retaliated against native rights’ advocate Cindy Blackstock

    October 23, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Ottawa spends $3-million to battle first nations child welfare case

    October 02, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Tribunal rules APTN can broadcast child welfare case

    August 24, 2012

    Lire la décision (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Canadian Human Rights Tribunal formally dismisses Canada's jurisdictional motion clearing the way for a full hearing.

    August 23, 2012

    Lire la décision (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Aboriginal students: An education under class -Maclean's

    August 08, 2012

  • GBSS students support Shannen's Dream

    July 12, 2012

  • Special education human rights case filed by the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation remains ongoing

    July 06, 2012

    La plainte, déposée en 2009, porte sur l'inégalité entre les services d'éducation spéciale offerts aux enfants Premières Nations et ceux offerts aux enfants non autochtones au Canada. Visitez le site Internet pour en savoir davantage (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais).

  • Aboriginal people file hundreds of human rights complaints

    June 19, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • CHRC News Release: Seeking change, Aboriginal people turn to human rights law

    June 19, 2012

    Ottawa, June 18, 2012 – Aboriginal people and First Nations organizations have filed over 300 human rights complaints since the Canadian Human Rights Act was amended in 2008 to encompass matters under the Indian Act, the Canadian Human Rights Commission reported today. The Commission released new statistics on the June 18th anniversary of this historic amendment.

    Read the full News Release

  • Four years later, Harper’s apology for residential schools rings hollow for many

    June 12, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)

  • Ottawa schoolchildren rally for First Nations students

    June 12, 2012

  • First Nations kids rally on residential schools anniversary

    June 12, 2012

    Dossier complet ici (Désolé, disponible seulement en anglais)