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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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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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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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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