Human rights

Human rights sacrificed for security in federal prisons, stronger oversight needed: Senate report

Human rights sacrificed for security in federal prisons, stronger oversight needed: Senate report

Senators visited federal institutions across the country and interviewed, inmates, staff, experts

Invoking notwithstanding clause, Ford Government passes amendments to Election Finances Act

Invoking notwithstanding clause, Ford Government passes amendments to Election Finances Act

Last week, Superior Court ruled third-party election advertising limits unconstitutional

International lawyer and professor Payam Akhavan wins Law Society’s 2021 Human Rights Award

International lawyer and professor Payam Akhavan wins Law Society’s 2021 Human Rights Award

Akhavan is outstanding academic, exceptional international legal advocate, says Law Society

Human rights commission urges province’s justice sector to keep prison population low amid COVID-19

Human rights commission urges province’s justice sector to keep prison population low amid COVID-19

Relying on vaccine rollout not enough because prison populations quickly rotate: commission

Though rolled back after Friday’s announcement, police retain extended powers to stop and question

Though rolled back after Friday’s announcement, police retain extended powers to stop and question

Continued monitoring required to ensure racialized and marginalized are not targeted: lawyer

First merits decision on role of human rights in COVID pandemic: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

First merits decision on role of human rights in COVID pandemic: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Tribunal found care home discriminated against resident with visitor restrictions