cover image: Every voice counts: Anti-racist transformation from the inside out

Every voice counts: Anti-racist transformation from the inside out

15 Feb 2024

(See Figures 1 and 2 for disaggregated data of the survey results.) The employee survey was conducted between November 2022 and February 2023: 288 employees worked at the Commission at the time of the survey. [...] The grievances were filed by the unions representing the group of employees: the Association of Justice Counsel, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and the Canadian Association of Professional Employees. [...] When a hearing is warranted, we refer the case to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, at which time we decide to what extent we participate on behalf of the public interest, which means, we are there to defend the human rights of the people of Canada. [...] Our Submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, as part of its review of Canada during the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review • In our submission to the UN Council, which garnered national media attention, we emphasized the rights of prisoners in Canada and anyone being deprived of their liberty. [...] In our role as National Monitoring Mechanism of the UN CRPD • We provided a submission to the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ahead of his country visit to Canada in which we highlighted a number of issues pertaining to Indigenous peoples with disabilities, including: intersecting forms of discrimination and unique barriers to accessing basic necessities, supports and servic.


Janet Rothwell

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