Government of Canada – Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act.
- Investigates discrimination complaints
- Fosters public understanding of human rights
- Performs human rights research
- Accepts public suggestions concerning human rights
- Uses publicity and education to prevent discrimination
Everyone in the world is entitled to the right to live free from torture, the right to live free from slavery, the right to own property, the right to equality and dignity, and the right to live free from all forms of dicrimination.
Discrimination is forbidden on the grounds of: race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended.
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