Racism

Anti-Black Racism and Human Rights

By Laura Track, Human Rights Lawyer, June 15, 2020

Anti-Black Racism and Human Rights

Human rights complaints about race-based discrimination are notoriously hard to prove. Like all complaints, the complainant must show that there was a connection, or nexus, between their protected characteristic and the negative treatment […]

2020-07-02T15:51:19-07:00June 15, 2020|Tags: , , |

Advancing Justice for Indigenous Peoples

Last week, news broke that an Indigenous man and his 12 year-old grand-daughter were arrested and handcuffed by Vancouver police. They had gone to a Bank of Montreal branch to open the girl’s first bank account, but a staffer apparently became suspicious and called […]

Equality in Hiring – When are interview questions discriminatory?

By Jonathan Blair

Applying for a job can be an exciting and stress-inducing time. The stakes are high for job applicants – their literal livelihood may depend on the outcome. We all want to make a good impression and be evaluated on the skills and experience […]

2019-09-19T10:47:01-07:00October 24, 2018|Tags: , , , |