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OHRC obtains Tribunal Consent Order to keep people with mental health disabilities out of segregation

January 18, 2018 Toronto – On January 16, 2018, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) issued a Consent Order requiring Ontario to end the use of segregation for people with mental health…

Government of Canada increases health care services capacity for veterans and members of Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police

December 7, 2017 – Gatineau, Quebec – Public Services and Procurement Canada Like all Canadians, the women and men who serve and protect us deserve a high standard of health…

Statement from the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, on Jordan’s Principle

OTTAWA, ONTARIO (November 30, 2017) – The Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, issued the following statement today: “The Government of Canada recognizes that our commitment to Jordan’s Principle is fundamental…

Final report of the FASD prevalence study of corrections population released – Government of YT

November 23, 2017 The final report of a three-year research study into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) prevalence in Yukon’s corrections population was released today. The results identified that 17.5…

Thunder Bay Situation Table launched to help vulnerable individuals – Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care and partners have come together to announce the launch of the Thunder Bay Situation Table, a community-driven initiative to help vulnerable individuals in the community. The…

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now November 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)…

National review needed following report on tubal ligations: researchers – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 31, 2017 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Two researchers who documented unwanted tubal ligations and “inherent racism” experienced by Indigenous women navigating the health-care system…

The Child and Youth Advocate on Challenges Facing Young People in Indigenous Communities

June 22, 2017 The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate is very concerned about the challenges facing young people in Natuashish and other Indigenous communities as well. This concern…

It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence

From Status of Women Canada Gender-based violence remains a significant yet preventable barrier to equality June 19, 2017 – TORONTO, ON Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of…

New UNICEF report: Poor health, violence at alarming rates among Canada’s kids

TORONTO, June 15, 2017 – A new UNICEF report released today highlights the challenges that high-income countries like Canada face in meeting global commitments for children. Canada does comparatively well…

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