On December 7, 2012 — the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights — LRWC, Amnesty International, the BC Civil Liberties Association, Council of Canadians, and the New Media Journalism Program of SFU’s Continuing Studies Program hosted the Day of Dissent. Speakers at the event examined the extent to which the right is acknowledged and protected by Canadian and International law.
Advocacy and Dissent in Canada: The State of the Union
Pearl Eliadis, Voices-Voix
Obstacles to Holding Canadian Corporations Accountable for Abuses Abroad
Matt Eisenbrandt, Canadian Centre for International Justice
The Right to Dissent: Aboriginal Women
Gwen Brodsky, Native Women’s Association of Canada