Human Rights

Ensuring that all government actions are non-discriminatory, multiple organizations are focused on preserving the rights of every individual in the province.

In this message from Kasari Govender, B.C.’s Human Rights Commissioner, we learn why human rights are vital during this time of crisis and what resources are available to help us protect each other from discrimination and rights violations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHsbi8FgaQM&feature=youtu.be

The Office of the Human Rights Commissioner created this resource to provide information about the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, tenants and landlords, and residential care providers.

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association shared this resource that includes prisoners’ rights, migrants’ rights, patients’ rights, and police accountability.

The B.C. Human Rights Clinic, operated by the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS), created this top 10 list of human rights for employers to follow during the current crisis.

The University of Ottawa has developed Vulnerable: The Law, Policy and Ethics of COVID-19, an openly available ebook that examines vulnerabilities for people who have been, or may be, harmed by COVID19.


Stay safe, observe the best practices, and help Canada overcome this pandemic.