Posts Tagged ‘Human Rights: Discrimination & Harassment’

July 13th, 2009 - 4:42 pm § in Human Rights Leaders, Rights Issues & Organizations

“Dresden’s Color Bar Still Up, Rap Daley Failure to Apply Law”

The Telegram – October 30, 1954 Although Premier Frost has implemented the Fair Accomodation Practices’ Act, many are still being denied service. According to the Act, “it makes it a statutory offence to discriminate in public places on grounds of race, creed, color, nationality, a[...]

July 9th, 2009 - 2:59 pm § in Human Rights Leaders, Rights Issues & Organizations

“Claim Dresden Cafe Refused 2 Negroes”

The Telegram – Monday November 8, 1954 Local Dresden newspaper reports on yet “another color bar incident”.  A Black couple was refused service, not once but twice, where one of the restaurant owners is now being prosecuted for discrimination.  Other similar occurences or compla[...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:31 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

What is Discrimination?

Download File Here What is Discrimination?1 Relatively little philosophical work has been done on the nature of discrimination.2 But discrimination raises a number of philosophically interesting issues. When we identify an action or a rule as discriminatory, we are claiming not just that it draws a [...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:21 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

UN Rapporteur’s Report

To read the “Report of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance” click the link below. un_rapporteurs_report_on20racial_discrimination_in_canada[...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:16 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

Self Assessment Checklist: Stigma and Discrimination

The purpose of this checklist is to help NGOs measure where their programs stand in line with Code principles. To review the self-assessment checklist, click the link below. sd-selfassessment[...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:12 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

Reasonable Accommodation

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION Reasonable accommodation is a term used in Canada to refer to the theory that equality rights set out in section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms demands that accommodation be made to various ethnic minorities. The concept is especially applied with referenc[...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:11 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

Duty to Accommodate: FAQs

To read more about the “duty to accommodate”, click the link below dta_faq_en[...]

May 1st, 2009 - 11:06 am § in Rights Issues & Organizations

Discrimination Prevention Program

To learn more about the discrimination prevention program, click the link below. discriminationprogram_en[...]