Monthly Archives: October 2002

An Assessment of the Implementation of the Social Union Framework Agreement (SUFA) from a B.C. Perspective (October 2002)

concerns that SUFA has not, to date, been implemented in a way that improves social conditions and social protections for Canadians, or provides meaningful dialogue between citizens1 and governments about the social union. The current situation of the poorest and most vulnerable people in B.C. reveals the harm of this failure. The purpose of this […]

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The Right to Housing under International Human Rights Law (October 2002)

Not everyone may realize that governments in Canada are obligated to ensure that everyone has adequate housing. However, Canada is a signatory to international human rights treaties that oblige governments to address conditions of poverty, and to ensure that everyone has an adequate standard of living, including adequate housing. The central human rights treaty concerning the right to housing […]

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