The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique Massacre, in which 14 women were singled out for their gender and murdered. It is often marked by vigils, discussions and other reflections on violence against women.
Have you talked to your child/children about Human Rights? Children are our reservoir of hope for humankind. Through their perceptions of our world, we can guide our path into the future, a future that should translate into a decent, safe life for everybody. So, ask what Human Rights mean to them!!! Would that be……..
Your vote matters!Every three years, municipal and school board elections offer a chance for local residents to determine the future of their communities. This year’s election is on November 19.Members of Canadian Labour Congress District Labour Councils across the province have spent time talking to and questioning many of the candidates and have compiled a list of municipal and school board candidates who:
Many thanks to Kelly Megyesi, BC Regional Council Womens Coordinator for this report from the PSAC BC Okanagan Human Rights Committee "Taste Of Justice" dinner for Amnesty International.The PSAC Okanagan Human Rights Committee kicked off their first function with an Amnesty Dinner - Taste of Justice (view the program below).