The Canadian Race Relations Foundation provides summaries of best practices found across Canada in eliminating racism and creating a more nurturing environment for others to reach their full potential. There are also numerous reports available on the topics of discrimination, racism, and honouring diversity.
The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children provides news releases, a resource guide, as well as shares reports and educational resources on the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Coalition's website also includes access to an annual child-rights analysis of the federal budget and encourages the participation of children/youth in their reporting process.
The website of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal provides an overview of the workings of the Tribunal including publications, legislation, jurisdiction and past decisions.
The website of the Canadian Human Rights Commission provides human rights resources such as access to webinars, frequently asked questions, provincial/territorial links, publications, and media in Canada. There are explanations of nationally recognized human rights, obligations and protections. The informative videos are accessible to a larger audience through the use of ASL, captioning, and voice-over.
This is a poster by Unicef Canada illustrating The Convention on the Rights of the Child in child friendly language.
Unicef Canada produced this information pamphlet on the rights and responsibilities of the child under the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child in child friendly language.
Many Hands, One Dream is an initiative by the Canadian Paediatric Society to holistically improve the health of Aboriginal children, youth, and families across Canada. The society advocates for Jordan's Principle and provides steps that community members can take to assist in creating this change for Aboriginal families.
The website of the Canadian Federal Government provides links to The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in many languages, a guide to this charter, the Canadian Bill of Rights, as well as international human rights instruments, such as the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. This site is also where Canada's reports to the United Nations can be found, such as the Third and Fourth Reports of Canada on the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Online versions are available in English and French.
The Human Rights Handbook for First Nations is for people who work for First Nations governing bodies to understand and address human rights challenges in their communities. This handbook briefly summarizes which employers/service providers are likely to be regulated by the federal government. It also provides quick facts, media coverage, publications, a toolkit for developing community-based resolution processes, and a guide for understanding the Canadian Human Rights act in Cree, French, Inuktitut and Ojibwe.
The Toolkit: Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination offers strategies that municipalities can undertake to prevent racism and create inclusive communities. It provides specific chapters relating to the work of Aboriginal Peoples and Non-Aboriginal Peoples together in creating partnerships for a brighter future, and a chapter on youth engagement. These chapters provide examples of municipal strategies/programs which have successfully engaged youth and Aboriginal Peoples in forming the future of the municipality.