Publications

This section provides information and resources on a wide range of human rights topics. Try searching through the criteria below to find the publication that best answers your needs.

Report on Plans and Priorities 2012-2013
March, 2012
The Report on Plans and Priorities is an expenditure plan that provides a detailed overview of the Commission’s main priorities over a three-year period. These priorities are divided by strategic outcome, program activities, and planned and expected results. The Report on Plans and Priorities also provides details on human resource requirements, major capital projects, grants and contributions, and net program costs.
March, 2012
The Quarterly financial Report consists of financial tables comparing planned and actual expenditures for both the quarter and year-to-date as well as comparative information for the preceding fiscal year. The report also contains a narrative section which provides a concise discussion on the significant changes affecting both the quarter and year to date financial results, and changes in relation to operations, personnel and programs.
Annual Report 2011
March, 2012
What were the human rights issues of 2011? What activities did the Commission carry out to promote human rights in Canada? The following report provides an account of the Commission’s activities in 2011. It highlights the key actions taken by the Commission to advance human rights for all Canadians
Internal Audit Reports - Management Action Plan
February, 2012
The Internal Audit Report is a management tool used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Commission’s activities, while demonstrating accountability and stewardship of resources. The Report also includes a Management Action Plan to implement recommendations.
Human Rights Maturity Model – Implementation Guide
February, 2012
Are you looking for the complete, step-by-step approach to implementing the Human Rights Maturity Model in your organization? This guide was designed to help organizations develop and implement human rights practices and policies in the workplace.
Human Rights Maturity Model – Continuum
February, 2012
Are you looking for a visual representation of how the Human Rights Maturity Model works? Would you like to display the Model in your office, or distribute to your colleagues and employees? This chart illustrates the outcomes and indicators of each of the five levels of the Human Rights Maturity Model. It is an 8x11, printable hand-out that you can distribute at your workplace.
Human Rights Maturity Model – Information Pamphlet
February, 2012
Are you looking for general information on the Human Rights Maturity Model? This pamphlet provides a glance at what the Human Rights Maturity Model is and how it works.
Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child
November, 2011
Did you know that Aboriginal children in Canada face inequities and discrimination as a result of the Indian Act? Did you know a large number of Aboriginal people still do not benefit from the most basic services that other Canadians take for granted? This report looks at a range of issues currently facing Aboriginal people living on reserve, with a specific focus on Aboriginal youth.
National Security and Human Rights
November, 2011
How can one be sure that human rights are being considered when national security measures and policies are created? Are Canada's national security organizations respecting human rights? This report recommends that Canada's national security organizations be held accountable for upholding human rights in their operations.
Human Rights Accountability in National Security Practices - A Special Report to Parliament
November, 2011
Are Canadian security organizations considering human rights when developing security measures and policies? In this Special Report to Parliament, the Commission recommended that Parliament pass legislation requiring national security organizations to publicly demonstrate how they meet obligations to respect human rights.

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