‘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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Supreme Court to hear B.C. minority language rights case in Winnipeg Thursday

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal in Winnipeg Thursday morning that could affect minority-language communities across the country. The case is

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Ontario Human Rights Commission to announce policy to tackle racism in law enforcement

VAUGHAN, Ont. – Ontario’s Human Rights Commission plans to unveil a new policy to tackle racial profiling in law enforcement. The commission says it

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Military justice system doesn’t breach charter rights, Supreme Court rules

Canada’s military justice system doesn’t contravene the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and can remain as is, the country’s top court has ruled. In

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Alberta now has 1 year to fix its Mental Health Act after court rules it violates basic rights

Alberta has one year to overhaul its mental health law, after a court decision found that the existing rules allowed doctors to confine and medicate

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Former B.C. jail guard wins human rights case for racism at ‘poisoned work environment’

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has concluded a former jail guard faced racism at a pre-trial centre it described as a “poisoned work environment.”

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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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Backpack search not sexual discrimination: B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has told a man he wasn’t the victim of sexual discrimination at the hands of Costco. Ryan Morris filed

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Charges in 4 major VPD drug investigations have been sunk by Charter rights violations in past 3 years

Project Trooper, Project Talon, Project Thorne and Project Tent were all major investigations by the drug squad of the Vancouver Police Department. Each one

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Fight against caribou recovery plan a human rights issue: Sicamous mayor

The fight is ramping up across B.C. to maintain access to the backcountry which could be lost if a plan to save dwindling caribou

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