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HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL CANCELS CITY’S SUBPOENA OF HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION PRESIDENT

Montreal, December 11, 2009 --- Another court decision has put a dent in the City's multiple procedural attempts to prevent racial profiling cases against it from proceeding before the courts.

DÉJEUNER-CAUSERIE À ENJEUX ET DÉFIS EN MATIÈRE DE DROITS DE LA PERSONNE POUR MONTRÉAL

Montréal, le 10 décembre 2009 --- Monsieur Gaétan Cousineau, président de la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse du Québec (CDPDJ) aborde les enjeux et défis actuels en matière de droits de la personne pour Montréal, lors du déjeuner-causerie du CRARR qui a lieu aujourd'hui le jeudi 10 décembre, à  Montréal.

Cette activité vise à  souligner la Journée internationale des droits de la personne et la dernière commémoration de la décennie qui s'achève.

VICTIME D'ACTES HOMOPHOBES ? LE CRARR PEUT VOUS AIDER

Montréal, le 6 novembre 2009 --- Plusieurs témoignages de personnes qui ont été violentées dans le Village gai et d'autres secteurs du centre-ville de Montréal au cours des derniers mois préoccupent vivement le CRARR quant au respect des droits des personnes homosexuelles. Le CRARR invite les gais et lesbiennes, ou les personnes perçues comme l'étant, à  le contacter pour obtenir de l'aide si elles ont été victimes d'actes criminels à  caractère homophobe.

BLACK PUBLIC TRANSIT INSPECTOR AWARDED $9,500 FOR BEING CALLED THE N-WORD BY A TOW-TRUCK DRIVER

Montreal, November 3, 2009 --- A Black inspector of the Montreal Transit Corporation (MTC) has been awarded $9,500 by the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission after being called the N-word by a driver of a towing company.

RÉSULTATS DES ÉLECTIONS À MONTRÉAL : LES MINORITÉS ENCORE SOUS-REPRÉSENTÉES AU CONSEIL MUNICIPAL

Montréal, le 2 novembre 2009 --- Les Montréalais racisés sont encore sous-représentés au Conseil municipal de Montréal au lendemain des élections municipales.

CITY ELECTION RESULTS: MINORITIES STILL UNDER-REPRESENTED ON CITY COUNCIL

Montreal, November 2, 2009 --- Racialized Montrealers are still under-represented on Montreal City Council after yesterday's municipal elections.

THE FILIPINO BOY EATING WITH FORK AND SPOON CASE BEFORE THE QUEBEC HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL IN NOVEMBER 2009

Montreal, October 30, 2009 --- Members of the Filipino Canadian community and other interested persons are encouraged to attend the court hearing into the case of a Filipina Canadian mother whose son was exposed to discriminatory remarks and treatments for eating with a spoon and a fork in a Montreal West school.

LE CAS DES 15 TRAVAILLEURS CHINOIS VICTIMES DE RACISME AU TRAVAIL S'EN VA AU TRIBUNAL DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE

Montréal, le 19 octobre 2009 --- Le cas des 15 travailleurs immigrants chinois, à  qui la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse a recommandé 164 000 $ en dommages, ira au Tribunal des droits de la personne.

BLACK MCGILL STUDENT ASKS MINORITY YOUTHS TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST CRIMINALIZATION AFTER BRUTAL SUBWAY ARREST

Montreal, October 26, 2009 --- A 23 year-old Black McGill female student is asking racialized youth to speak out about abusive arrests in the subway, after she became another victim of municipal authorities’ ongoing criminalization of Black youths.

THE “BULLETS DON'T SEE COLOR” CASE HEADS TO COURT AFTER MEDIATION FAILED

Montreal, October 23, 2009 --- The case of Black community leader Gemma Raeburn and her two friends who were subject to racially discriminatory conduct by two Montreal police officers back in 2004 will go to trial in Winter 2010.

Attempts at mediation that took place this morning at the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal failed.

THE “BULLETS DON’T SEE COLOR” CASE HEADS TO COURT AFTER MEDIATION FAILED

Montreal, October 23, 2009 --- The case of Black community leader Gemma Raeburn and her two friends who were subject to racially discriminatory conduct by two Montreal police officers back in 2004 will go to trial in Winter 2010.

Attempts at mediation that took place this morning at the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal failed.

THE CASE OF FIFTEEN CHINESE WORKERS WHO WERE AWARDED $164,000 FOR RACISM ON THE JOB GOES TO COURT

Montreal, October 19, 2009 --- The case of fifteen Chinese workers at a Montreal manufacturing company who were recommended $164,000 in damages by the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission for having been racially discriminated on the job, will head to the Quebec Human Rights Tribunal.

LE CRARR REÇOIT LOUIS-GEORGES TIN

Montréal, le 2 octobre 2009 --- Dans le but de promouvoir les échanges concernant les initiatives de lutte contre le racisme et l'intolérance au Québec et en France, le CRARR s'est joint au Congrès juif québécois pour organiser un déjeuner - rencontre avec M. Louis-Georges Tin, porte-parole du Conseil représentatif des associations noires (CRAN) de France et initiateur de la Journée mondiale de lutte contre l'homophobie.

CRARR MET WITH UN INDEPENDENT EXPERT ON MINORITY ISSUES

Montreal, October 22, 2009 --- CRARR hosted a meeting with Ms. Gay McDougall, UN Independent Expert on Minority Rights, during her official visit to Canada.