In 1916, women across the nation rejoiced as Manitoba became the first province to grant women the right to vote. Looking back, it’s almost ludicrous…View More Ethnic Women are Full Participants in Canada
by Maria Ikonen in Gatineau A new feature documentary might have you thinking twice when buying tomatoes and greenhouse products next time you visit the…View More Documentary Explores Plight of Migrant Workers
by Rebecca Bromwich in Ottawa You’ve probably seen some variation of the popular T-shirts that set out “Rules For Dating My Daughter.” They usually contain…View More Their Bodies, Their Rules: Sex Ed in Ontario
A huge wave, represented by about 50 high-profile Canadians, rocked Mayor John Tory’s proverbial boat this week. The “wave” consisted of a former chief justice…View More End Carding: Time for Police Chief to Get on Board
by Yves Engler Speaking Out on Human Rights is a powerful response to the right-wing backlash against human rights commissions and tribunals. In this readable book,…View More Why Human Rights Tribunals are Still Relevant
by Albertos Polizogopoulos There has been much talk about York University’s decision to accommodate the religion-based request of a male online student to not engage…View More It’s not about sex — it’s about the law
by Andrew Griffith In any discussion about multiculturalism, pluralism or interculturalism, the question of balance between integration, or “fitting in” to the mainstream, and accommodation,…View More Reasonable Accommodation: What is Reasonable?