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    gaining reproductive rights. It is defined as a period of feminist activity that first began in the early 1960s and lasted through the 1980s. The struggle women faced with discrimination was extremely evident as 14 people were slaughtered, and 13 injured in Montreal. These women had been accepted into an engineering program at École Polytechnique. A man by the name of Marc Lépine, who hadn’t been accepted into the program was angry that women, who he thought were of lesser value than him, were…

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    I. INTRODUCTION Freedom of expression is one of Canada’s fundamental freedoms, as laid out by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This freedom is highly valued in most democratic countries and as such is very highly protected. The Ontario Human Right Code grants everyone freedom from discrimination on multiple different grounds. Recently, conflicts have occurred between these two rights when the freedom of expression is used to discriminate against a person or group of persons. Often,…

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    There are many extraordinary Canadians that made Canada the great country it is today. As the 15th Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau was one of those people. Pierre Trudeau’s beliefs in a strong, united Canada, his contributions in creating a culturally diverse society, created his legacy of creating a new sense of Canadian nationalism, which is what makes him the greatest Canadian. Pierre Trudeau always believed in a Canada that is strong and united, and this was a tricky thing to do,…

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    The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, enacted in 1982, as well as, beforehand, federal and provincial human rights codes that were introduced in the 1960s and the 1970s has paved Canadian disability rights legislation to evolve through the lens of a human rights advocacy approach. The Canadian Human Rights Act and provincial human rights codes prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities. Conversely, the Equality Rights Section (section 15) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and…

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    Multiculturalism In Canada

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    bankers of the world. The change in Canada’s global image reflects the metamorphosis that has transformed this country. Canadian domestic legislation has developed the foundation of Canada’s national identity, one that values multiculturalism, human rights, diversity, and the welfare of its citizens. Canada’s trade and economic policy has helped establish Canada’s independency and has given the country a reputation for having good financial practices, establishing Canada as a prosperous country.…

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    The Niqab Debate

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    Summary: In the article, The niqab debate, let's not forget, is about individual rights written by Neil Macdonald, from CBC news, discusses the federal court ruling which knocked down the conservative ban on niqabs at citizenship ceremonies. Zuera Ishaq, a Pakistani-born women challenged the courts, and the prohibition. Justice Keith M. Boswell ruled that wearing a niqab does not interfere in any way while taking the oath, and the Minister of Immigration does not have the authority to forbid…

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    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms can be seen as all-encompassing, and yet, it does not dictate the rules to follow regarding a major component of each person’s life: employment. Or does it? A vast portion of our lives in Canada is spent working, and regardless of the work environment, we interact with other people who may or may not come from the same backgrounds and ideologies as we do. With no specific terminology in the Charter that includes employment law, we must look between…

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    Systemic Racism In Canada

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    Since the 1970s, Canada has been internationally recognized for adopting a political culture of multiculturalism. Canada’s national identity is also perceived by the society and by the government as being culturally diverse. This is due to the vast amount of different cultures that reside in Canada other than the Aboriginal peoples and Caucasian people. People not of aboriginal or Caucasian descent are understood as the visible minorities which make up approximately 19 percent of Canada’s…

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    For many centuries, laws and rights have been society’s foundation for nations all around the world. Laws are rules that people are made to follow by the government; a right is something a person has that should not be taken away from them. Both play an important role in determining the order of society in a nation and over time, each country developed their own constitution. As early as the Magna Carta and as recent as the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, countries began…

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    For instance, the Multiculturalism Policy is a policy to promote and secure diversity, recognize the rights of Aboriginal people and support bilingualism (Burnet). Trudeau once mentioned how “no single culture could define Canada” (Canadian Museum). Multiculturalism, which was not highly discernible before, is slowly starting to seep into others perceptive. The policy allows the right of all cultures to be prominent, dissipating the emotion of dislike of other cultures, proving Trudeau’s policy…

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