Unit 1: An Introduction to Law
CHAPTER 2: THE RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OF CANADIANS
E-ACTIVITY: COMPLAINTS TO THE CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (p.
Activity: Make a complaint process brochure
Human rights education is essential
in the fight to prevent human rights abuses. It is important to know and
understand your human rights in order to protect yourself from discrimination.
- Visit the Canadian
Human Rights Commission Web site. Use information from this site
to prepare a brochure that highlights the following information about
the complaint process:
- What is the purpose of the Canadian Human Rights Act?
- Who can file a complaint under the CHRC?
- What is the role of the investigator?
- What options are available to resolve the dispute?
- What possible outcomes are available if the Tribunal rules there
has been discrimination?
- Should individuals be afraid of retaliation if they file a human
- Select one example from the cases identified as “Real Examples
of Restored Rights.” Briefly summarize the issue and the result.
Include it in your brochure as an example of a complaint resolved by
- Visit the “What's New” section of the Web site and summarize
a case currently before the CHRC. Include it in your brochure.