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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.

LE CRARR SE JOINT AUX GROUPES ANTIRACISTES POUR DÉNONCER LA PUBLICITÉ RACISTE D’H & M


Montréal, 8 janvier 2018 — Le CRARR se joint à de nombreuses voix antiracistes en Europe et en Amérique du Nord, notamment le CRAN (Conseil représentatif des associations noires) en France, pour condamner la société de vêtements suédoise H & M pour sa publicité montrant un jeune garçon noir le portant un « hoodie » avec le slogan « le singe le plus cool de la jungle ».

NOMINATION JUDICIAIRE : LE CRARR DEMANDE À LA COMMISSION DES DROITS D'ENQUÊTER SUR L’EXIGENCE DE PHOTO


Montréal, 9 janvier 2018 — Le CRARR a demandé à la Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse du Québec (CDPDJ) de mener une enquête sur le processus de sélection des juges de la Cour du Québec, notamment sur l'obligation pour les candidats de soumettre une « photo récente ».

JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT: CRARR ASKS QUEBEC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO REVIEW PHOTO REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS


Montreal, January 9, 2018 — CRARR has asked the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission to launch an inquiry into the selection process of Quebec Court judges, particularly the requirement that applicants must submit a “recent photo.”