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Further learning on the history of human rights in Canada. This section of the site includes brief histories of key events, social movements and biographies of individuals referenced in this site.

Main Events

Key events in the history of human rights in Canada. Consider the following material as a beginning. Each link will offer a brief introduction...

Biographies

Biographical information on individuals referenced in this site.

Social Movements

A brief description of various social movement organizations, suggestions for further reading, and, where possible, a reference to...

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


Human Rights Activism

Human Rights Activism

Documents relating to Canadian human rights and civil liberties...
Human Rights Law

Human Rights Law

Landmark court cases in Canada’s human rights history, including early hu...
October Crisis

October Crisis

Documents regarding the federal government’s use of the War M...
Gouzenko

Gouzenko

Documents relating to the defection of Igor Gouzenko, the RCMP...
Statutes and Declarations

Statutes and Declarations

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

Jewish Labour Committee

Few social movement organizations can equal the impact of the...
Special Joint Committee on the Constitution

Special Joint Committee on the Constitution

The Special Joint Committee on the Constitution (1980-81) was...