Last week, the Federal Court ruled that the Canada-US "Safe Third Country Agreement" violates rights and freedoms protected under Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Tag: Human rights
Canada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocideCanada’s MMIWG report spurs debate on the shifting definitions of genocide
The final report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), which labeled the ongoing violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada a "Canadian genocide" caused by "state actions and actions rooted in colonialism and colonial ideologies", calls on Canadian society "to address the
Surveillance capitalism threatens Canadians’ “ability to think, act and resist”Surveillance capitalism threatens Canadians’ “ability to think, act and resist”
Meagan Bell argues that surveillance capitalism, the data-driven business model driving Google, Facebook and other Internet companies, weakens Canadians' ability to defend democracy, human rights and the human future.
Re-thinking refugee protection: focusing on people and safe passageRe-thinking refugee protection: focusing on people and safe passage
Efforts in Canada to provide safe passage to asylum seekers crossing into Canada from the United States prove that people power and civil society action can change public policy and save lives.