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CRARR TO LAUNCH PETITION CAMPAIGN TO HOLD PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON SYSTEMIC RACISM AND DISCRIMINATION IN MONTREAL


Montreal, February 9, 2018 — Many community organizations and leaders will lend their voice at an event to be held this Sunday to the Initiative launched by former municipal election candidate Balarama Holness to compel the City of Montreal to hold a public consultation to develop a strategy against systemic racism and discrimination in Montreal.

ABSENCE DE LA DIVERSITÉ À LA DIRECTION DE LA COMMISSION DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE, LE CRARR INTERPELLE LE PRÉSIDENT DE L’ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE


Montréal, 30 janvier 2018 — La récente nomination d’un cadre supérieur de la Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse soulève de sérieuses questions quant à l’obligation légale de celle-ci de respecter la représentation équitable de la diversité raciale et ethnique dans l’emploi, tout particulièrement au niveau des postes de cadres supérieurs.

CRARR JOINS CONCORDIA STUDENT UNION IN MARKING THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAN. 29 MOSQUE KILLING

Montreal, January 27, 2018 — CRARR will join the Concordia Student Union (CSU) at a commemoration ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the Islamophobic killing at the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City. The event will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 6:00 pm, at Concordia University's downtown campus, 1455 De Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, Montreal.

DE SÉRIEUSES FAILLES À LA DÉONTOLOGIE POLICIÈRE : MAJIZA PHILIP DEMANDE UNE RÉOUVERTURE DE SA PLAINTE


Montréal, 24 janvier 2018 — Il faut adopter des réformes majeures au système de déontologie policière et au traitement des plaintes des citoyens chez le Commissaire à la déontologie policière afin de prévenir la déconsidération de la justice.

SERIOUS FLAWS WITH THE POLICE ETHICS SYSTEM: MAJIZA PHILIP SEEKS REVIEW OF POLICE ETHICS COMMISSIONER'S DECISION


Montreal, January 24, 2018 — There should be major reforms to the police ethics system, and to the way the Police Ethics Commissioner handles complaints from citizens about police misconduct, in order to avoid bringing the administration of justice into disrepute.

DIVERSITY DEFICIT IN MANAGEMENT: CRARR CONCERNED ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION'S FAILURE TO PRACTICE EMPLOYMENT EQUITY IN SENIOR STAFFING


Montreal, January 25, 2018 — The most recent hiring of a senior manager at the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission raises concerns about the agency's failure to practice what it preaches to employers in Quebec, namely, to ensure fair representation of racial and ethnic diversity in employment at all levels, especially in management.

JOURNÉE MARTIN LUTHER KING 2018 : LE CRARR TRAVAILLERA AVEC BALARAMA HOLNESS, LES ÉLUS ET LES DIVERS GROUPES POUR LANCER LES CONSULTATIONS PUBLIQUES SUR LE RACISME SYSTÉMIQUE


Montréal, 15 janvier 2018 — Le CRARR célébrera la Journée Martin Luther King en se joignant à Balarama Holness, ancien candidat au poste de maire de Montréal-Nord, afin de lancer le processus de consultation publique sur le racisme systémique.

MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY 2018: CRARR WILL WORK WITH BALARAMA HOLNESS, COUNCILLORS AND GROUPS TO LAUNCH PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS ON SYSTEMIC RACISM


Montreal, January 15, 2018 — CRARR will celebrate Martin Luther King Day by formally lending support to Balarama Holness, former candidate for Mayor of the Montreal North borough, to set in motion the process for public consultations on systemic racism.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT CONCORDIA: THE NUMBER OF COMPLAINTS MAY REQUIRE AN EXTERNAL AND INDEPENDENT INQUIRY


Montreal, January 12, 2018 — The recent troubling allegations of sexual harassment at the Creative Writing Department at Concordia University speak to more systemic problems within the university, and raise the need for an external and independent investigation.

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE FORMER PRESIDENT'S COMPLAINT AGAINST CONCORDIA GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION AND THREE FORMER DIRECTORS


Montreal, January 10, 2018 — The complaint filed last year by the former President of Concordia University's Graduate Students Association, Alex Ocheoha, against the organization and three Directors who actively engaged in verbal and other acts of discrimination, harassment and intimidation against him during his term of office, has been sent to investigation by Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission.