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After Attacks, Canadian Lawmakers Threaten Basic Human Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, world, Canada, terrorism, culture, government, freedoms, society, rights, politics )

- 119 days ago -
Reaction to last week's incidents were varied, but have mainly been comprised of an us-versus-them narrative.
Christopher Columbus Driven By Ill Winds
Society & Culture  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Canada, Indigenous, Human Rights, Central America, Caribbean, Cuba )

- 139 days ago -
He believed that God had chosen him specifically to see Christianity victorious "throughout the universe." And he would follow His command to convert or destroy Moslems, Jews and other non-believers.
Tell Stephen Harper: We Need A National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, Canada, Indigenous, murdered, missing )

- 145 days ago -
Stephen Harper should stop ignoring the facts, take a hard look at the shocking statistics about missing and murdered Indigenous women and call for an immediate national inquiry.
'You Are Our Superhero;' Calgary Family Appeals for Return of Missing Boy
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, missing, Amber Alert, Canada )

- 241 days ago -
The oldest of three boys, Nathan was reported missing Monday after his mother went to pick him up from a sleepover at her parents' house in a neighbourhood near downtown Calgary.
This Canada Day, Stand for All Children's Right to a Birth Certificate ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, Canada, birth certificate, protection )

- 247 days ago -
For children born in Canada, getting a birth certificate and all the rights that go along with it are a matter of course. But around the world, too many children are never officially recognized, leaving their lives and their basic human rights in limbo.
Help Save Women and Children From Preventable Death ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, children, protection, Canada, financial support, world )

- 274 days ago -
More help is needed. In 2015, the five year distribution of financial support from Canada will end. We're calling on the government of Canada to renew their commitment to some of the world's most vulnerable people. Take action today
Investigate Theft and Resale of Native American Homes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, homes, theft, fraud, Canada, flood )

- 276 days ago -
Please sign the petition to convince Ottawa's government to investigate the situation and punish all responsible parties for theft and/or fraud.
Tell Harper: Defend Online Privacy ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, protection, privacy, Canada )

- 299 days ago -
It has just been revealed that the government spies on Canadians' private information once every 27 seconds.1
Save the Fraser Declaration Solidarity Accord ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, indigenous rights, Enbridge, Northern Gateway Pipeline, Canada, environment, ecosystems, wildlife )

- 343 days ago -
The Yinka Dene Alliance includes Nadleh Whut'en, Nak'azdli, Takla Lake, Saik'uz, Wet'suwet'en, and Tl'azt'en First Nations in northern BC who have banned the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines from their territories.
VIDEO: Canadian Muslim Taxi Drivers Refuse to Take Blind Passengers With Guide Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Muslim cab drivers, Islamic dog hatred, refusing blind with guide dogs, human rights abuses )

- 444 days ago -
Islam's founder hated dogs and commanded most killed. Islamic hatred for dogs has endured through today. Recently, it has resulted in dog poisonings in Europe and dog walkers being attacked. Now the blind w/guide dogs cannot get a taxi in Saskatoon. Video
Bank of Canada: Add Women From Canadian History to Canadian Bank Notes ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, rights, environment, protection, Canada )

- 466 days ago -
We call on the Bank of Canada to add women from Canadian history to our bank notes as soon as possible, and announce that all future series will feature females as well as males.
Canadian Muslims Protest "Honor Killing" Label As Racist
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, onor killing, Muslims )

- 492 days ago -
Ordinary domestic violence is nearly always spontaneous, while honor violence (& especially honor murder) is almost always calculated, often planned out over time through numerous family meetings. These women simply have nowhere to run.
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Inuit, Nunavut, working sled dogs, ancient breed, near extinction )

- 509 days ago -
The Inuit Sled Dog is one of the most rugged dogs ever. In the 4000-odd years the breed has been around, it crossed the Bering Strait as it helped the Thule civilization migrate from Mongolia to the Eastern Arctic via Alaska in less than three years. ...
End Genetic Discrimination in Canada ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, discrimination, genetics, protection, Canada, rights )

- 531 days ago -
Genetic discrimination, the unfair treatment of individuals because of perceived differences in genetic makeup, is still an ongoing reality in Canada.
Demand Inquiry Into the Murders and Disappearances of Indigenous Women in Canada ! SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, violence, women, Canada, protection )

- 550 days ago -
Conduct a full and impartial inquiry into the murders and disappearances of indigenous women in Canada

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