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New workplace abuse bill must define harassment, include remedies: critics, unions

For the bill to be a 'gold standard,' unions say it can't leave harassment definitions to regulations and must include a financial commitment for training.

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Three prominent Indigenous rights experts to tell Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Canada’s Bill S-3 is still ‘racist and sexist’

From left, Liberal Senator Lillian Dyck, Indigenous rights advocates Pamela Palmater and Sharon McIvor, and Liberal Senator Sandra Lovelace Nicholas. Ms. Palmater and Ms. McIvor will head to Washington, D.C., next month along with Shelagh Day to make their case against Canada’s ‘failure to abide by gender equality,’ Ms. Palmater said. Photograph courtesy of Senator Lillian Dyck

Upper Chamber’s approval of government compromise on removing sex discrimination in Indian Act comes with promise of vigilance.

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Status Of Government Business

HOUSE OF COMMONS
  • S-2, Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act (report stage)
  • S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act (second reading)
  • C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (second reading)
  • The Week Ahead In Parliament

    Wednesday, Sept. 13

    • The House Health Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. in a televised meeting on Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code, and other Acts.

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    Parliamentary Calendar

    Tuesday , November 28 , 2017

    The Walrus Talks returns to Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 28 for The Walrus Talks Health at the Canadian Museum of Nature (240 McLeod St.) from 7-10 p.m. Six speakers—including Deep Genomics CEO Brendan Frey, Women’s College Research Institute senior scientist Dr. Steve Narod, and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement president Maureen O’Neil—will discuss innovation in medicine and the health-care system of the future. Full event details and tickets are available online at thewalrus.ca/events.

    Wednesday , November 29 , 2017

    On Nov. 29, Statistics Canada will release data from the 2016 census on education, labour, the journey to work, language of work, and mobility and migration of Canadians.

    Wednesday , December 6 , 2017

    The bank is expected to make its latest interest rate announcement. 10 a.m.

    Thursday , April 19 , 2018

    The Liberals will hold a national convention April 19-21, 2018 in Halifax, N.S.

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