Alberta government legal defence claims doctors’ charter rights not violated

The Alberta government says it did not breach Alberta doctors’ charter rights by passing legislation that allowed the health minister to unilaterally rip up

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Coronavirus: Ontario family files human rights application to visit son, 14, in group home

An Ontario family has filed a human rights application to be deemed essential caregivers to their 14-year-old son who lives in a group home

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Roy Little Chief, Siksika politician and advocate for Indigenous rights, dead at 81

Roy Little Chief, a former chief of the Siksika First Nation and prominent voice for Indigenous rights, is dead at age 81. For more

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Long-term RV dwellers in parks and campgrounds have tenancy rights, B.C. says in updated guidelines

The province has updated its housing guidelines to clarify that recreational vehicles can count as permanent homes in an RV park or campground —

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Animal rights advocates, hunters butt heads over elephant hunt

Calgary·Video Animal rights activists protested an annual fundraiser for Safari Club International in Calgary on Jan. 25, 2020. Posted: Jan 26, 2020 3:37 PM

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Wet’suwet’en chiefs hint at possible resolution on rights and title with gov’t ministers

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say it’s possible a landmark agreement on rights and title over their traditional lands could be signed with the provincial and

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Alberta recognizes Fort McKay Métis consultation rights in resource development

The recognition of consultation rights for a Métis association near Fort McMurray has been met with dismay from the Métis Nation of Alberta. The province announced Thursday that the

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Indigenous supporters of Coastal GasLink slam UN, B.C. human rights commissioner for criticism

B.C.’s human rights commissioner is defending her calls for the Coastal GasLink pipeline to be cancelled over Indigenous opposition after a collective of First

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Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations – National

Canada says it is imposing sanctions against key members of the Nicaraguan government for what it calls gross and systematic human rights violations. READ

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‘This is redundant’: 2 UCP members announce opposition to conscience rights bill

Two members of the United Conservative Party have announced their opposition to a conscience rights bill critics say would restrict access to health care.

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