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Human rights complaints filed over alleged guide dog discrimination

WATCH ABOVE: The women behind human rights complaints against two Toronto restaurants say it is important to fight for their rights. Christina Stevens reports.

TORONTO — The women behind human rights complaints against two restaurants say it is important to fight for their rights. 431 more words


Crystal City Council to Give Commissions a Much Needed Makeover

By Andrew Richter

I have long been a critic of the Crystal Environmental Quality and Human Rights Commissions. I don’t see what the purpose is of either commission is and FINALLY we have a city council that seems to be open to changes. 1,162 more words

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Amicus Curiae: Is Housing A Human Right?

Daniel Gambitsis

New Zealand’s housing issues are a perennial news item, whether it is the price bubble, the leaky house crisis or state housing, and now David Rutherford, the… 695 more words

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae: Should Old Dogs Be Allowed to Learn New Tricks?

Elizabeth Murray

As students, we understand only too well the financial struggles that come with trying to put ourselves through tertiary education. With both the cost of living and tertiary fees rising, the Government continues to restrict access to various parts of the student loan system. 512 more words

Amicus Curiae

Accidentally like a martyr

John Key has his share of supporters over his repeated pulling of a waitress’s hair – Mike Hosking (surprise!) and the Minister for Women, to name but two examples. 373 more words


Lecretia Seales assisted dying case versus pressure group inteference

Lecretia Seales has a brain tumour and has taken her case to court to clarify whether her doctor can assist her death so she can avoid extended suffering. 910 more words


Disability and social services links - 20 April

Last week’s meeting of COAG was about more than GST squabbling, with new NDIS launch sites announced for Queensland and the Northern Territory. (Note all the maybes and mights in those announcements – read the whole thing… 262 more words

Disability Links