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Get an overview of human rights in Canada and the work being done to protect individuals from discrimination and harassment.
Look into the provincial, territorial, national and international laws that govern the human rights of all individuals in Canada.
Learn how Canada reports to the UN on the treaties we have ratified, to account for actions within our country and pinpoint areas for improvement.
Learn how Canada promotes and protects human rights and reflects Canadian values on the international stage.
Find out what constitutes a valid human rights complaint and discover the processes for making a complaint in Canada.
Learn more about the strong legal and legislative framework that guarantees the equal rights of people with disabilities.
See how evolutions in policy and law aim to address some of the issues facing Indigenous peoples.
Read about Canada's commitment to the UN's Convention on the Rights of the Child and its optional protocols.
Learn how the evolution of women's rights in Canada led to the creation of legal instruments to promote equality for women.
Learn how the modernized Court Challenges Program will support Canadians to bring official language rights and human rights cases before the courts.
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Examine the laws and programs in place to protect the right of all Canadians to be treated fairly in the workplace.
Learn more about the development of LGBTI rights, and how these rights are protected within Canada and internationally.
Consult Canada's Official Languages Act to know more about language rights in the workplace and find out how to make an official languages complaint.
Join in as countries dedicated to the promotion of human rights celebrate a number of commemorative and awareness days each year.
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