Canada
           

This page provides one-point access to all collected information concerning Canada. The information includes information about specialized institutions, hate crime legislation, reports from inter-governmental organizations, State reports, action plans and other national initiatives.

Latest - Action plans
Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination : toolkit for municipalities, organisations and citizens
Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCU)
Published: Ottawa : CCU, February 2012

ISBN 978-0-981-12046-8-0

View full text: English - French

Material type: action plan - tools and guides
Subject: anti-racism - anti-discrimination - local government - human rights
Country coverage: Canada
Latest - IGO reports
2014 hate crime data
OSCE ODIHR
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 16 November 2015

Press release


View full text: English

Material type: report
Subject: hate crime - data collection - victims
Country coverage: OSCE region - Albania - Andorra - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Canada - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Holy See - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - San Marino - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Tajikistan - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uzbekistan

As the witnesses fall silent : 21st century Holocaust education in curriculum, policy and practice
Gross, Zehavit (ed.) ; Stevick, Doyle E. (ed.) ; UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
Published: Geneva : UNESCO ; Springer, 11 June 2015

ISBN 978-3-319-15418-3

The publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance - genocide - victims - diversity - education
Country coverage: Austria - Canada - Estonia - Israel - Germany - Latvia - Lithuania - Poland - Spain - United Kingdom - United States
Latest - State submitted reports
National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 5 of the annex to Human Rights Council resolution 16/21 : Canada

Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 8 February 2013
(Universal periodic review)

Meeting: Human Rights Council Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (16th session : Geneva, 22 April - 3 May 2013)


Doc.no. A/HRC/WG.6/16/CAN/1


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: human rights - anti-discrimination - national human rights institutions - indigenous rights - economic, social, and cultural rights - disability
Country coverage: Canada

Nineteenth and twentieth periodic reports of States parties due in 2009 : Canada
United Nations (UN). Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
Published: Geneva : UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNOHCHR), 8 June 2011
(Reports submitted by states parties under article 9 of the convention)

Meeting: Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (80th session : Geneva, 13 February - 9 March 2012)


Doc.no. CERD/C/CAN/19-20


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Material type: report about specific country/ies - submitted information
Subject: International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination - anti-racism - anti-discrimination - equality - education
Country coverage: Canada
Latest - Tools & guides
As the witnesses fall silent : 21st century Holocaust education in curriculum, policy and practice
Gross, Zehavit (ed.) ; Stevick, Doyle E. (ed.) ; UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE)
Published: Geneva : UNESCO ; Springer, 11 June 2015

ISBN 978-3-319-15418-3

The publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust education - Holocaust remembrance - genocide - victims - diversity - education
Country coverage: Austria - Canada - Estonia - Israel - Germany - Latvia - Lithuania - Poland - Spain - United Kingdom - United States

Holocaust memorial days : an overview of remembrance and education in the OSCE region
OSCE ODIHR
Published: Warsaw : ODIHR, 27 January 2015

Press release


View full text: English

Material type: tools and guides
Subject: Holocaust remembrance - Holocaust education
Country coverage: OSCE region - Albania - Andorra - Armenia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Belgium - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bulgaria - Canada - Croatia - Cyprus - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - Finland - France - Georgia - Germany - Greece - Holy See - Hungary - Iceland - Ireland - Italy - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Latvia - Liechtenstein - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Malta - Moldova - Monaco - Mongolia - Montenegro - Netherlands - Norway - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russian Federation - San Marino - Serbia - Slovakia - Slovenia - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Tajikistan - The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Turkey - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uzbekistan
Latest - Other reports & documents
The Routledge international handbook on hate crime
Hall, Nathan (ed.) Corb, Abbee (ed.) Giannasi, Paul (ed.) Grieve, John G. D.(ed.)
Published: London : Routledge, 2015
(Routledge international handbooks)


ISBN 978-0-415-81890-2

This publication also describes the situation in countries outside the OSCE region.


Subject: hate crime - victims - cyber-hate - anti-Semitism - sports - disability - anti-Gypsyism - homophobia - law enforcement - criminal law - perpetrators
Country coverage: EU region - Canada - United Kingdom - United States

Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2013
Allen, Mary ; Statistics Canada
Published: Ottawa : Minister of Industry, 9 June 2015
(Juristat)


Doc.no. 85-002-X

ISSN 1209-6393


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Material type: article
Subject: hate crime - data collection - law enforcement - victims
Country coverage: Canada

Holocaust Memorial Days
Yom HaShoah (date varies with the Hebrew calendar)Start of the Warsaw Ghetto uprisingFull report



National specialized institutions

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
10405 Jasper Avenue
T5J 4R7 Edmonton, Alberta
Canada
Phone: +1 780 427 7661
Fax: +1 780 427 6013
Email: humanrights@gov.ab.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/

Canadian Human Rights Commission
344 Slater Street
8th Floor
K1A 1E1 Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
Phone: +1 613 9951 151
Fax: +1 613 9969 661
Website: http:/​/​www.chrc​-ccdp.ca

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
160 Elgin Street, 11th Floor
K1A 1J4 Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1J4
Canada
Phone: +1 613 563 6460
Fax: +1 613 995 3484
Email: registrar@chrt-tcdp.gc.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.chrt​-tcdp.gc.ca

Manitoba Human Rights Commission
7th Flr-175 Hargrave
R3C 3R8 Winnipeg
Canada
Phone: +1 204 945 3007, +1 888 884 8681
Fax: +1 204 945 1292
Email: hrc@gov.mb.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.gov.mb.ca/​hrc/

New Brunswick Human Rights Commission
751 Brunswick Street, P.O. Box 6000
E3B 5H1 Fredericton, NB
Canada
Phone: +1 506 4532 301
Fax: +1 506 4532 653
Email: hrc.cdp@gnb.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.gnb.ca/​hrc​-cdp

Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission
P.O. Box 8700
A1B 4J6 St. John's, NL
Canada
Phone: +1 709 7292 709
Fax: +1 709 7290 790
Email: humanrights@mail.gov.nl.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.justice.gov.nl.ca/​just/

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission
1690 Hollis Street, 6th Floor, Joseph Howe Building, P.O. Box 2221
B3J 3C4 Halifax, NS
Canada
Phone: +1 902 4244 111
Fax: +1 902 4240 596
Email: hrcinquiries@gov.ns.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.gov.ns.ca/​humanrights/

Ontario Human Rights Commission
180 Dundas Street W. 8th Floor
M7A 2R9 Tornoto ON
Canada
Phone: +1 416 3269 511
Fax: +1 416 3146 526
Email: info@ohrc.on.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.ohrc.on.ca/

Quebec Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse
360, Saint-Jacques Street, 2nd floor
H2Y 1P5 Montréal, Québec
Canada
Phone: +1 514 873 5146
Fax: +1 514 873 6032
Email: communications@cdpdj.qc.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.cdpdj.qc.ca

Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
1942 Hamilton Street, Suite 301
S4P 2C5 Regina, SK
Canada
Phone: +1 306 7872 530
Fax: +1 306 7870 454
Email: shrc@shrc.gov.sk.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.shrc.gov.sk.ca/

Yukon Human Rights Commission
201-211 Hawkins St.
YT Y1A 1X3 Whitehorse
Canada
Phone: +1 867 6676 226, +1 800 6610 535
Fax: +1 867 6672 662
Email: humanrights@yhrc.yk.ca
Website: http:/​/​www.yhrc.yk.ca/