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Theory Meets Practice: Some Current Human Rights Challenges in Canada

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The article examines three recent situations in which human rights issues have been in the forefront of public policy debates in Canada. In the first, freedom of expression may have been compromised as a result of foreign policy considerations. The second case involves the sometimes contentious issue of equal pay for work of equal value. Thirdly, a current initiative aimed at resolving a longstanding claim by Aboriginal Canadians is examined in the context of principles of equality.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Canadian Human Rights Commission, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Publication date: 1999-03-01

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