Publications

The Evolution of Human Rights in Canada

How has Canada become the country that it is today? How have human rights evolved and when did social change become woven into the fabric of our daily lives? This report documents the rights revolution in Canada, and how it transformed social movements, politics, law and foreign policy.

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Accommodation in the 21st Century

What were the Meiorin and Grismer decisions, and why did they generate so much optimism for people with disabilities? What challenges need to be overcome to ensure equality in employment and services? This report assesses the potential for the Meiorin and Grismer decisions to be catalysts for change. It also considers how some of the cases that followed Meiorin and Grismer have created troubling legal knots.

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Report on Plans and Priorities 2012-2013

The Report on Plans and Priorities is an expenditure plan that provides a detailed overview of the Commission’s main priorities over a three-year period. These priorities are divided by strategic outcome, program activities, and planned and expected results. The Report on Plans and Priorities also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.

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The Quarterly financial Report consists of financial tables comparing planned and actual expenditures for both the quarter and year-to-date as well as comparative information for the preceding fiscal year. The report also contains a narrative section which provides a concise discussion on the significant changes affecting both the quarter and year to date financial results, and changes in relation to operations, personnel and programs.

Annual Report 2011

What were the human rights issues of 2011? What activities did the Commission carry out to promote human rights in Canada? The following report provides an account of the Commission’s activities in 2011. It highlights the key actions taken by the Commission to advance human rights for all Canadians

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Internal Audit Reports - Management Action Plan

The Internal Audit Report is a management tool used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Commission’s activities, while demonstrating accountability and stewardship of resources. The Report also includes a Management Action Plan to implement recommendations.

Human Rights Maturity Model – Implementation Guide

Are you looking for the complete, step-by-step approach to implementing the Human Rights Maturity Model in your organization? This guide was designed to help organizations develop and implement human rights practices and policies in the workplace.

Human Rights Maturity Model – Continuum

Are you looking for a visual representation of how the Human Rights Maturity Model works? Would you like to display the Model in your office, or distribute to your colleagues and employees? This chart illustrates the outcomes and indicators of each of the five levels of the Human Rights Maturity Model. It is an 8x11, printable hand-out that you can distribute at your workplace.

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Human Rights Maturity Model – Information Pamphlet

Are you looking for general information on the Human Rights Maturity Model? This pamphlet provides a glance at what the Human Rights Maturity Model is and how it works.

Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child

Did you know that Aboriginal children in Canada face inequities and discrimination as a result of the Indian Act? Did you know a large number of Aboriginal people still do not benefit from the most basic services that other Canadians take for granted? This report looks at a range of issues currently facing Aboriginal people living on reserve, with a specific focus on Aboriginal youth.

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