Human Rights Tribunal

Pushing forward: a reflection on 2014

As 2014 winds down and comes to a close, I have been reflecting on the incredible amount of progress Indigenous peoples have made this year in several high-impact areas. From education, to child welfare, to treaty work, our communities have spent this year exercising their jurisdiction in more and more formidable ways. This year we saw the completion of a precedent-setting human rights tribunal...
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Equal Services for First Nations Kids: Human Rights Tribunal to Hear Closing Remarks After 7 Years

Seven years ago, two organizations representing First Nations in Canada launched a human rights discrimination complaint against the federal government arguing flawed and inequitable services for First Nations children. During the week of October 20-24, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal will finally hear the closing arguments for this case. The original complaint was filed jointly in 2007 by t...
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