Civil Rights

Social Inequalities in Aboriginal Communities

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An article was published on CBC News on October 24th, 2017. The publication resumes the new initiative taken by the government of Alberta to teach the history and culture of First Nations, Métis and Inuit, and the legacy of residential schools. The measures are taken in order to adopt some of the recommendations made my the national Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Academic Journals and the News

 

Breakfast Club of Canada

Canada is one of the happiest countries in the world. The living conditions are considered as part of the best on the planet. However, the statistics do not reflect the hidden obscure face of the country. Among its 36 million citizens, a proportion of 4.3%, identifying themselves as Aboriginal, do not share the advantages of living in the westernized territory.

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Native Montréal

Canada is one of the happiest countries in the world. The living conditions are considered as part of the best on the planet. However, the statistics do not reflect the hidden obscure face of the country. Among its 36 million citizens, a proportion of 4.3%, identifying themselves as Aboriginal, do not share the advantages of living in the westernized territory.

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Projets Autochtones du Québec

Canada is one of the happiest countries in the world. The living conditions are considered as part of the best on the planet. However, the statistics do not reflect the hidden obscure face of the country. Among its 36 million citizens, a proportion of 4.3%, identifying themselves as Aboriginal, do not share the advantages of living in the westernized territory.

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Gun Violence in America

The atrocious shooting that occur every single year in America and the constant fear of murder in Chicago, New York, Miami, Las Vegas and many more major cities in the United-States propulse the gun control debate at the center of discussions. In what seems to be dividing the political right and left more and more, many call for either less or more guns for reasons of public safety. The Republicans and conservatives argue that more guns would increase the safety of communities whilst liberals and Democrats see less guns and more regulation as a more positive alternative.

Striking Down on the Real Issues about Labour Laws!

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In large companies, it is a benefit for some to be unionized because this means they’re protected from being laid off or mistreated by their employers. But, being unionized doesn’t mean it makes anything easier for them, in terms of having a fair treatment. Sometimes it means that the workers must negotiate, but when that doesn’t work, they strike!

Women Aware

  1. Women Aware is an organisation that provides long-term support to victims of domestic violence. It was created in 1995 by a small group of women who themselves were survivors of domestic violence. Their major project is to do a lot of conference and fund raising for this cause. You can volunteer by going to their conference and participate in their actions like “16 Days of Activism”, which consist of 16 days of actions to end violence against women and girls.

Auberge Madeleine

The Auberge Madeleine is a non-profit organization that provides shelter and help for homeless women of 18 and over. It helps women to focus on getting their life back together without having to worry about when is their next meal or where will they be sleeping. They had over 9000 stays since their opening. Their major project is to help as much women as they can. They are looking for different types of expertise to help them. Volunteers are precious to the organization and its residents. You can volunteer regularly or on occasional basis. They have almost 50 volunteers each year.

Fédération des femmes du Québec

The FFQ aims for equality and justice between men and women. The organization wants to erase violence, discrimination, marginalization and exclusion of women in Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1966 and people joining the FFQ have been growing ever since. Their headquarters are located in Montreal. They have a lot of project but it mainly consists on doing conferences and walk. Their most famous campaign is “12 Days without Violence against Women”. It is 12 days in which group of women goes around their town in Quebec to take action and sensitize people.