Montreal, Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Commission is pleased to announce the call for nomination for the Rights and Freedoms Award which is presented annually since 1988. This year, in order to highlight the 25th
anniversary of Convention of the Rights of the Child, the Rights and Freedom Award will be given to an organization or an individual that works to promote and defend youth rights.
Montreal, Thursday, February 27, 2014
The Commission welcomed today the Government’s decision to adopt an national policy on homelessness and the upcoming release of an action plan to address the issue. For more than five years, the Commission has been calling for such a policy that would be based of fundamental rights and freedoms, in particular social and economic rights.