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A Colombian teen turned away

In: Education > Children and Youth
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-97, Available copies: 1
Published: January 11, 2010
Tags: PEI, Education, Legal, Youth, Newcomer

Colombian teen arrives in Canada to attend high school but the PEI Department of Education and Early Childhood Education declare he is not eligible

An honor crime in Ottawa

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Violence
Author: Globe and Mail
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-40, Available copies: 1
Published: November 2009
Tags: Human Rights, Legal, Muslim, Violence, Canada

Madam Justice Lynn Ratushny of the Ontario Superior Court sentenced a man to a year in jail for threatening his daughter with violence

Canadian left stranded in Kenya deserves passport returned

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-176, Available copies: 1
Published: August 19, 2009
Tags: Government, Canada, Rights, Legal

Canadian woman once detained in Kenya wants passport returned

Canadian stun gun death on video

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Violence
Author: BBC; credit CBC
Language(s): English
Format: Article; Library code: Z3-46, Available copies: 1
Published: 11/2007
Tags: Violence, Immigrant, Legal

Police, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC, Mr Dziekanski, Taser, stun gun, immmigrant

Canadian sues feds over torture in Sudan

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-207, Available copies: 1
Published: September 26, 2009
Tags: Government, Legal, Canada

Sudanese-Canadian male filed lawsuit against the federal government being arrested and spending six years in Sudan being allegedly tortured

Citizenship of Canada Act

Strengthening the Value of our Citizenship

In: Citizenship > Policy
Author: Canadian Diversity Spring 2003: Rosaline frith
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 72-74; Library code: J3-11, Available copies: 2
Published: Spring 2003 Volume 2.1
Tags: Government, Citizenship, Policy, Legal, Canada

On October 31, 2002, Bill C-18, the Citizenship of Canada Act was tabled in Parliament: this paper provides a sense of what lead to the tabling of this Bill, an overview of its content and key changes

Civic Participation

On Active Citizenship, Social Capital, and Public Policy

In: Citizenship > Canada
Author: Canadian Diversity Spring 2003: Daniel Schugurensky
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 10-12; Library code: J3-11, Available copies: 2
Published: Spring 2003 Volume 2.1
Tags: Status, Legal, Citizenship, Community, Civic Participation, Policy

New citizens should become more involved in their surrounding communities

Colombian teen faces struggle to attend school

In: Education > Children and Youth
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 3; Library code: Z5-98, Available copies: 1
Published: January 13, 2009
Tags: Education, Youth, PEI, Legal

Colombian teen denied high school education on PEI

Commission ordered to investigate Ayangma complaint

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-191, Available copies: 1
Published: September 1, 2009
Tags: Discrimination, Legal, PEI, , Human Rights

Supreme Court judge ordered PEI Human Rights Commission to investigate a complaint of discrimination filed by Human Rights Activist

Custody case includes elements of racism

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-206, Available copies: 1
Published: September 26, 2009
Tags: Discrimination, Human Rights, Legal, Youth, Canada

Manitoba child removed from father due to racist slogans and symbols drawn on skin in permanent marker

Deportation looms for Montreal Muslim Cleric

In: Government, Law and Policy > Immigration
Author: The Guardian; The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article; Library code: Z3-30, Available copies: 1
Published: 10/2007
Tags: Legal, Immigration, Refugee, Government

Nawal Benroyayene, Said Jaziri, Immigration and Refugee Board commissioner, muslim cleric, deportation

Deportations rise 50 per cent in last decade

In: Government, Law and Policy > Immigration
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-23, Available copies: 1
Published: October 13, 2009
Tags: Government, Immigration, Policy, Legal, Canada

Deportations from Canada have increased more than 50% over the last decade and the majority of those deported are failed refugee claimants

Detained woman sues Ottawa for $2.5 million

Mohamud takes legal action for being stranded in Kenya

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-184, Available copies: 1
Published: August 22, 2009
Tags: Government, Canada, Legal, Policy

Canadian woman stranded in Kenya for almost three months sues Ottawa for $2.5 million over false claims

Discrimination Law You Need to Know

Cases on Disability Rights, Retaliation, Association

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: Diversity Inc Jul/Aug 2008: Bob Gregg
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 78-80; Library code: J3-5, Available copies: 1
Published: July/August 2008
Tags: Diversity, Legal, Disability, Human Rights,

Diversity-related legal issues

Discrimination or "Good" Policing?

The Racial Profiling Debate in Canada

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: Our Diverse Cities Spring 2004: Wortley & Tanner
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 197-201; Library code: J3-16, Available copies: 2
Published: Spring 2004 Number 1
Tags: Discrimination, Racial Profiling, Canada, Law, Legal

Discrimination and racial profiling in Canada

Gov., judiciary square off as top court hears Khadr case

Ottawa warns return would create 'unprecedented' nightmare

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: Not specified
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-39, Available copies: 1
Published: November 2009
Tags: Government, Canada, Legal

Supreme Court of Canada considers ordering the federal government to seek Omar Khadr return but others warn it will create an 'unprecedented' foreign policy nightmare

Harkat lawyer says many refugees use false passports

Say's not just terrorists use phoney documents

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-134, Available copies: 1
Published: January 21, 2010
Tags: Government, Canada, Law, Legal

A lawyer for terror suspects says many refugees use false passports to enter Canada

Immigration minister tables refugee bill

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-189, Available copies: 1
Published: March 31, 2010
Tags: Government, Canada, Refugee, Status, Economy, Legal

The government has tabled a bill it hopes will deter refugee fraudsters from mooching off Canada's economy and social services as well as inform legitimate refugees of their legal status more quickly

Multiculturalism in Italy

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Multiculturalism
Author: Canadian Diversity Winter 2005: Roberta Ricucci
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 64-67; Library code: J3-15, Available copies: 3
Published: Winter 2005 Volume 4:1
Tags: Multiculturalism, Immigrant, Italy, Legal

This article begins with a general overview of the current immigrant situation in Italy, followed by a discussion of the legal framework

No wonder voters are apathetic

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-20, Available copies: 1
Published: October 8, 2009
Tags: Government, Canada, Citizenship, Legal

Ottawa government still not apologizing to Canadian citizen who was held in Kenya

Of 'Middle Eastern Appearance':

Police and Muslim Communities in Australia

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Multiculturalism
Author: Canadian Diversity Winter 2005: B. hass Dellal
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 107-108; Library code: J3-15, Available copies: 3
Published: Winter 2005 Volume 4:1
Tags: Multiculturalism, Australia, War, Stereotypes, Arab, Muslim, Community, Law, Legal, Police, Discrimination

A description of the efforts of the police services to develop better communication and more satisfactory outcomes with regards to reported incidents of discrimination in Australia

Ottawa must decide on Khadr's fate: lawyer

Attorney's counter in Supreme Court that he should return

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-41, Available copies: 1
Published: November 14, 2009
Tags: Government, Canada, Legal

Federal lawyer say's it's up to the government, not the courts, to decide whether Omar Khadr should come home to Canada

PEI man gets jail time for internet luring: may be deported

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-168, Available copies: 1
Published: March 16, 2010
Tags: PEI, Law, Legal, Youth, Deportation

34 male faces deportation back to Pakistan after being sentenced to luring a 12 year old female over the internet

PEI, Korea ink licence agreement

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: The Guardian; photo
Language(s): English
Format: Article; Library code: Z3-49, Available copies: 1
Published: 11/2007
Tags: Legal, Licenses

Provincial Transportation Minister, Ron MacKinley, Korea, Consul general, Gil-Sou Shin, driver's licence

Public Education and Partnership

Intiatives to build welcoming communities & combat racism

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: Our Diverse Cities Spring 2009: Cassie Palamar
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 145-149; Library code: J3-21, Available copies: 2
Published: Spring 2009 Number 6
Tags: Education, Community, Racism, Discrimination, Alberta, Canada, Human Rights, Legal, Employment, Employers

A 2002 survey of over 560 Alberta employers showed that while employers believed respecting human rights was good for business, they wanted to learn more about the legal responsibilities for human rights

Refusal of visitor visa spoils woman's wedding

In: Government, Law and Policy > Other
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-36, Available copies: 1
Published: November 2, 2009
Tags: Canada, Human Rights, Legal

Woman's wedding spoiled because biological sister was denied entry to Canada

Rude bloggers warned of lawsuits if comments too nasty

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-188, Available copies: 1
Published: August 27, 2009
Tags: Canadian, Legal, Discrimination

Canadian model won court battle to reveal the identity of a nasty name calling blogger

Syrian man arrested say's 'stereotyping' led to his arrest

Man taken in as potential threat released from detention

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-42, Available copies: 1
Published: November 2009
Tags: Human Rights, Canada, Legal, Stereotype

Syrian man arrested at the BC border for being a potential threat to national security blames it on stereotyping but was released from detention

Taser video shocks millions

Video of Polish immigrant who died in Vancouver airport incident brings strong reaction

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Immigrant and Refugee
Author: The Guardian; The Canadian Press
Language(s): English
Format: Article; Library code: Z3-47, Available copies: 1
Published: 11/2007
Tags: Legal, Human Rights, Immigrant

Polish immigrant, Robert Dziekanski, CNN, ABC, BBC, Paul Pritchard, internet, blog sites, email, RCMP, Taser

The Legal Profession and Diversity Part 2

In: Business, Employment and Finance > Diversity
Author: Diversity Inc Nov/Dec 2007
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 143-152; Library code: J3-10, Available copies: 1
Published: November/December 2007
Tags: Diversity, Law, Business, Legal, Women

Law firms are trying to preserve and promote more women and people of color

The Promise and the Paradox

Diversity & Legalism in Canada's Justice System

In: Government, Law and Policy > Canada
Author: Canadian Diversity Winter 2004: Bernard Schissel
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 23-25; Library code: J3-12, Available copies: 1
Published: Winter 2004 Volume 3:1
Tags: Canada, Justice, Legal, Law, Diversity, Multiculturalism, Aboriginal, Policy

Canada's judicial system, with its rather unbending juridical orientation, stands in opposition to the diversity of Canadian society

Toutes les cultures ont le droit de se fair entendre

Abdou Diouf sur la diversite culturelle

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Other
Author: La Voix Acadienne
Language(s): French
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z2-186, Available copies: 1
Published: August 26, 2009
Tags: Diversity, Equality, Legal, Education

Abdou Diouf speaks out about fair treatment for all cultures during trial procedures

Trucking firm charged with Immigration Act violation

In: Immigration > Policy
Author: The Guardian
Language(s): English
Format: Article, 1; Library code: Z5-17, Available copies: 1
Published: October 7, 2009
Tags: PEI, Immigration, Refugee, Policy, Legal

Cornwall resident charged with violating the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Was Watermelon Slur Grounds for Discharge?

In: Diversity, Human Rights and Racism > Racism and Discrimination
Author: Diversity Inc February 2010: Bob Gregg
Language(s): English
Format: Magazine, 98-100; Library code: J3-1, Available copies: 1
Published: February 2010
Tags: Discrimination, Diversity, Law, Employment, Sexual Harassment, Legal

Find out the decisions courts make on discrimination and other employment-law cases