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Discrimination Assistance

Programs that provide assistance for people who believe that they have been treated unfairly or denied normal privileges based on their age, gender, race or ethnocultural origin, nationality, religion, disability, source of income, sexual orientation, same-sex partner status, criminal convictions, political beliefs, marital status or family status. Discrimination protections may be covered by provisions of the Charter of Rights, but are more frequently addressed by statutory law at the federal, provincial or municipal level.

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International Human Rights Programs

Programs that work to protect individuals around the world from denial of civil rights and liberties or from other arbitrary governmental interference, harassment, or abuse due to their political or religious beliefs, race, colour, gender, language, disability, national or ethnocultural origin, property, or other status.

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