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39th Parliament, 1st Session
April 3, 2006 - September 14, 2007
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An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2007-02-21)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Canada votes against rights declaration. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 24:8-9, Aug. 2006
  • Feds to get rid of human rights act exemption. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 24:12, Feb. 2007
  • Individual property rights on Canadian Indian reserves. Flanagan, Thomas and Christopher Alcantara. Queen's law journal, 29:489-532, Spring 2004
  • Individual property rights on Canadian Indian reserves: a review of the jurisprudence. Flanagan, Thomas. Alberta law review, 42:1019-46, Apr. 2006
  • Is Canada peaceful and safe for Aboriginal women?. Harper, Anita Olsen. Canadian woman studies, 25:33-8, Winter/Spring 2006
  • Section of Canadian Human Rights Act excludes Aboriginals. Vongdouangchanh, Bea. The Hill Times, no. 811:1, Oct. 31, 2005
  • The duty to accommodate Aboriginal peoples rights: substantive consultation?. Potes, Veronica. Journal of environmental law and practice, 17:27-45, Oct. 2006
  • Why Aboriginals need human rights: the Indian Act must be compatible with the Human Rights Act. The drum, 10:F6, May 19, 2007
Party Press Releases
  • Conservatives Must Listen to Aboriginal Peoples on Rights Bill (Liberal Party)
  • Human rights for First Nations, not political stunts: NDP MP Jean Crowder refuses to support bill without amendments
  • Les conservateurs feignent de travailler pour le bien des autochtones (Bloc Québécois) (Available in French only)
  • Projet de loi C-44 : les conservateurs cherchent à créer une diversion (Bloc Québécois) (Available in French only)
Related Links
  • A Matter of Rights
  • Bill C-44 (Quebec Native Women Inc.)
  • Canadian Human Rights Commission To Hold Discussions With Aboriginal Organizations To Implement A Change To The Canadian Human Rights Act
  • First Nations Perspectives on Bill C-44 (Repeal of Section 67 of Canadian Human Rights Act)
  • Human security and Aboriginal women in Canada
  • Repeal of Section 67 (Native Women's Association of Canada)
  • Submission on Bill C-44 (Canadian Bar Association)
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