How are the lives of Aboriginal people in Canada impacted by persistent conditions of disadvantage? What are the barriers preventing equality of opportunity? This report provides a national portrait of Aboriginal people living in Canada. It uses seven criteria to determine if there are gaps in the well-being of Aboriginal people compared to non-Aboriginal people.
The Commission has developed a gender integration framework to ensure that gender and intersectional factors are systematically considered in all aspects of its work. The framework proposes a simple assessment tool to be used by all Commission employees.
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.
What were the human rights issues of 2012? 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 the last calendar year. It highlights the key actions taken by the Commission to advance human rights for all Canadians
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.
What types of disabilities affect people in Canada? How do disabilities impact peoples’ equality of opportunity in their daily lives? This report provides a national portrait of adults with disabilities. It uses seven criteria to determine if there are gaps in the well-being of people with disabilities compared to people without disabilities.
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.
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.