OTTAWA, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Blood Donor Week is an opportunity to extend heartfelt thanks to all donors and partners across the country for their commitment, agility and lifesaving contributions to Canada’s Lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout the year.
The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, [on May 22, 2020] announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
For Muslims around the world, the month of Ramadan is a time of heightened commitment to spiritual fulfillment through special observances such as fasting, the performance of good deeds such as charitable giving and voluntary service, and through personal sacrifices of material comforts.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has [on February 3, 2020], recognized Edmonton resident, Aatif Baskanderi, as the Canadian award winner of the Commonwealth Points of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service advocating for community cohesion and interfaith understanding.
June 17, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission
Following the passage of Quebec’s Bill 21, entitled “An Act respecting the laicity of the State,” Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues the following statement:
Canadians have the right to be free to practise their faith and culture without fear. That’s why the Government of Canada helps communities implement measures to protect against hate-motivated crimes through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).