Human Rights

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

After the Harper Government changed the mandate of Status of Women Canada and banned the use of federal funds for advocacy on women’s issues, funding for CERA by Status of Women Canada was cut.

Alternatives

Alternatives

Alternatives has been the target of two of the tactics employed by the federal government in recent years against progressive civil society organizations: firstly, defunding and, secondly, costly and time-consuming audits by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with the potential result of losing charitable status.

Canadian Arab Federation

Canadian Arab Federation

The CAF made public statements criticizing the State of Israel, the Canadian government and certain public figures, and advocating for Palestinian human rights.

Statistics Canada (mandatory long-form census)

Statistics Canada’s mandatory long-form census was abolished in 2010 by the Conservative government despite protests from all sectors of society and testimony from the country’s two most senior statisticians, who claimed that the voluntary census would result in “useless” data. With the release of the data from the 2011 census, critics have confirmed that the low response rate and

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