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NARCC 2007 Shadow Report to the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Committee|
NARCC welcomes the opportunity to provide the International Convention on the Elimination Racial Discrimination (CERD) with a non-govermental community-based perspective.
Canada and UN Reporting: The Status of Compliance by the Canadian Government with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - NARCC Shadow Report (July 2004)|
This document was prepared by the National Anti-Racism Council of Canada (NARCC) as a report to The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) Committee. The report presents a community perspective on the status of compliance with the Convention by the Canadian government. The document covers a wide range of issues including immigration, employment and human rights.
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Obtaining Consultative Status with the U.N Economic and Social Council|
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) may gain consultative status to the U.N Economic and Social Council. This means that NGO's may serve as consultants on issues pertaining to the council and may participate/influence council decisions. This status also gives NGO's the ability to participate in any United Nation's conferences and meetings.
Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), 35th Session|
The CEDAW Committee will hold its thirty-fifth session at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 15 May to 2 June 2006 where it will examine national reports of the following eight States parties: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Guatemala, Malawi, Malaysia, Romania, Saint Lucia and Turkmenistan.
Disability and Race In The Context of Section 15: Jurispurdence|
This paper examines the intersectionalilty of race and disability in the context of Section 15 jurisprudence by taking a close analysis of the Charter of Rights. It interestingly uses philosophical understandings of the concept of equality and science, in terms of eugenics and germ theory, to explain the rationalization of discrimination within case law.
Employment Equity Policy in Canada: An Interprovincial Comparison|
This report compares the Employment Equity Policy of each province in Canada. It focuses on each province's ability to ensure employment equity by using its policy.
Isumagijaksaq: Mindful of the State: Social Constructions of Inuit Suicide|
This report discusses the consequences of Inuit suicide within the Nunavut Territory and its underlying racial tones.
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people|
The report was produced by the Native Law Centre of Canada. It outlines Canada's treatment of Indigenous people, who include First Nations, Metis and Inuit.
The War Against Equality: Racial Profiling, and Anti-Terrorism in Canada|
This paper examines the practise of racial profiling in Canada, highlighting in particular the increased harm that is caused when racial profiling is conducted with the alleged purpose of combating
Sexual Orientation, Race and Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms|
This paper explores the impact that section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has had on promoting racial equity particularly where it intersects with sexual
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NARCC Report - Immigration|
Western capital flows to debtor nations in these days of corporate globalization. The resulting loss of basic resources and traditional occupations, the commodification of peoples’ knowledge and the effective cheapening of human labour - pressure many in the so-called "developing" nations to migrate to the more industrialized countries such as Canada to better their quality of life.
Native Rights Referendum Condemned By Community Groups (April 2002)
Visible minority community organizations joined in solidarity with Aboriginal activists in urging British Columbians to boycott the provincial government’s referendum on native rights. Many First Nations organizations, including the BC First Nations Summit, have called for a boycott of the referendum. “It is immoral, and we submit it is racist, to use the referendum process to question the fundamental rights of aboriginal peoples.”
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