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NCJ Number: 158206 Find in a Library
Title: Complaint and Redress Mechanisms Relating to Racial Discrimination in Canada and Abroad, Volume I
Corporate Author: Canada Department of Justice
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 379
Sponsoring Agency: Canada Department of Justice
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8, Canada
Publication Number: TR1994-16e
Sale Source: Canada Department of Justice
Justice Bldg. Kent St., at Wellington St.
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8,
Type: Report (Technical)
Language: English
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report, together with its companion volume, describes various national and provincial mechanisms available in Canada to redress the effects of discrimination based on race, ethnic, and national origin.
Abstract: The terms of reference of this report set out nine major complaint, redress, and policy mechanisms in Canada including human rights commission processes, remedies granted by courts and human rights tribunals, private court actions, alternative dispute resolution processes, employment equity, contract and subsidy compliance, ombudsmen, multicultural legislation, and policy and communications regulation. Several chapters deal with specific problems, including hate propaganda and labor legislation. Discussion of provincial remedies focuses on the representative jurisdictions of Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia; the international chapters highlight comparable mechanisms in the U.S., Sweden, Australia, the United Kingdom, New South Wales, France, and Germany. 13 appendixes
Main Term(s): Foreign courts
Index Term(s): Canada; Civil remedies; Criminology; Racial discrimination; US/foreign comparisons
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