Scathing UN report a rallying cry for civil society, opposition

UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Canada's record on asylum-seekers, missing and murdered Aboriginal women, mining companies and anti-terrorism legislation.

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Demonstrators calling for justice for Aboriginal women confront Justice Minister Peter MacKay on Parliament Hill in 2014.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Thursday, 07/23/2015 7:12 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 07/23/2015 7:14 pm EDT

Opposition parties vow they’ll do a better job of prioritizing human rights obligations if they come to power after the federal election expected Oct. 19.

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