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United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...

News Releases

Sources welcomes B.C. Human Rights Coalition
2009-05-25
B.C. Human Rights Coalition
Sources welcomes a new member, the B.C. Human Rights Coalition.

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Disability rights movement
Connexipedia Article
Article
A movement aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.
Disabled parking spot hologram
Damn Bored
Film/Video
2016
Damned Bored TV
If there's one thing drivers hate having to deal with, it';s parking. But there's one type of person that is a real ass, the type that isn't handicapped and will take up one of those spaces anyways. T...
Honoring Marta Russell (1951-2013)
Malhotra, Ravi
Article
2014
Against the Current
A tribute to the life and work of the late disability rights advocate Marta Russell.
TPP Undermines User Control and That's Disastrous for Accessibility
Sutton, Maira
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens all users' ability to access information and participate in culture and innovation online, but it's especially severe for those with disabilities or who o...

Media

Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act. Both laws ensure that the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination ar...


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