Human Rights

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