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Major federal and provincial human rights statutes and international declarations.

This section provides links to past legislation dealing with human rights, anti-discrimination, equal pay, fair employment practices and fair accommodation practices (also, see below for international declarations on human rights and other important legislation). The documents are grouped under the following headings: federal statutes, provincial statutes, municipal legislation and international declarations. Most files are formatted into text-readable PDFs.

 

Provincial and Territorial Statutes

The readings lists available on this site deal with a range of topics from human rights to biographies and specific events.


Human Rights Activism

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Human Rights Law

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October Crisis

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Gouzenko

Gouzenko

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Statutes and Declarations

Statutes and Declarations

Major federal and provincial human rights statutes and international...
Jewish Labour Committee

Jewish Labour Committee

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Special Joint Committee on the Constitution

Special Joint Committee on the Constitution

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