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Oct 20, 2017
A woman wearing a niqab on Rue Ontario in Montreal in 2012. Photo: Claude Robillard/Flickr

Quebec's face-covering ban encourages bigotry

Karl Nerenberg
Some political leaders have condemned Quebec’s Law 62 as a violation of human rights; others not. Justin Trudeau has been circumspect, while Jagmeet Singh and the Ontario legislature have gone further
Blog
Jan 19, 2016

Environmental rights are human rights

David Suzuki
Environmental rights are also about social justice. Many environmental problems are tied to societal inequities as people at the lower end of the socioeconomic scale are disproportionately affected.
Blog
Jun 15, 2015

Vancouver stands in resistance to Bill C-51

Krystalline Kraus
It's been frustrating to continually read -- both from mainstream and alternative news sources -- that direct action (as a movement and as a tactic) will die when Bill C-51 officially becomes law.
Blog
Dec 3, 2013

We can make Canada's reality match its image

David Suzuki
Canadians are proud of our natural environment, but unlike 110 countries around the world, we do not include the right to a healthy environment in our Constitution. It's time to change that.
News
Sep 28, 2010
Then U.K. MP George Galloway speaks to the media at Trafalgar Square, London. Photo: Tristam Sparks/Flickr

Federal Court slams government interference in Galloway ban

Toronto Coalition to Stop the War
Former British MP to announce plans to return to Canada. Read here about the Federal Court ruling and also rabble.ca's exclusive two-part investigation into the case, first published in April.
Podcast
Jun 16, 2010
Redeye

Amendment to Indian Act still unfair to women

Redeye
First Nations women will still suffer discrimination under the government's Gender Equity in Indian Regristration Act, according to lawyer Sharon McIvor.

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