Publications

This section provides information and resources on a wide range of human rights topics. Try searching through the criteria below to find the publication that best answers your needs.

Report on Equality Rights of Aboriginal People
June, 2013
How are the lives of Aboriginal people in Canada impacted by persistent conditions of disadvantage? What are the barriers preventing equality of opportunity? This report provides a national portrait of Aboriginal people living in Canada. It uses seven criteria to determine if there are gaps in the well-being of Aboriginal people compared to non-Aboriginal people.
CHRC’s Gender Integration Framework
April, 2013
The Commission has developed a gender integration framework to ensure that gender and intersectional factors are systematically considered in all aspects of its work. The framework proposes a simple assessment tool to be used by all Commission employees.
March, 2013
The Quarterly financial Report consists of financial tables comparing planned and actual expenditures for both the quarter and year-to-date as well as comparative information for the preceding fiscal year. The report also contains a narrative section which provides a concise discussion on the significant changes affecting both the quarter and year to date financial results, and changes in relation to operations, personnel and programs.
Annual Report 2012
March, 2013
What were the human rights issues of 2012? What activities did the Commission carry out to promote human rights in Canada? The following report provides an account of the Commission’s activities in the last calendar year. It highlights the key actions taken by the Commission to advance human rights for all Canadians
Report on Plans and Priorities 2013–2014
March, 2013
The Report on Plans and Priorities is an expenditure plan that provides a detailed overview of the Commission’s main priorities over a three-year period. These priorities are divided by strategic outcome, program activities, and planned and expected results. The Report on Plans and Priorities also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.
Departmental Performance Report - 2011-2012
August, 2012
The Departmental Performance Report provides an account of the Commission’s achieved results against planned performance expectations as set out in the Report on Plans and Priorities.
Report on Equality Rights of People with Disabilities
July, 2012
What types of disabilities affect people in Canada? How do disabilities impact peoples’ equality of opportunity in their daily lives? This report provides a national portrait of adults with disabilities. It uses seven criteria to determine if there are gaps in the well-being of people with disabilities compared to people without disabilities.
The Evolution of Human Rights in Canada
June, 2012
How has Canada become the country that it is today? How have human rights evolved and when did social change become woven into the fabric of our daily lives? This report documents the rights revolution in Canada, and how it transformed social movements, politics, law and foreign policy.
Accommodation in the 21st Century
March, 2012
What were the Meiorin and Grismer decisions, and why did they generate so much optimism for people with disabilities? What challenges need to be overcome to ensure equality in employment and services? This report assesses the potential for the Meiorin and Grismer decisions to be catalysts for change. It also considers how some of the cases that followed Meiorin and Grismer have created troubling legal knots.
Report on Plans and Priorities 2012-2013
March, 2012
The Report on Plans and Priorities is an expenditure plan that provides a detailed overview of the Commission’s main priorities over a three-year period. These priorities are divided by strategic outcome, program activities, and planned and expected results. The Report on Plans and Priorities also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.

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