publish and distribute materials relevant to human rights issues
throughout B.C. in a variety of ways. Access our:
Bulletins and Notices
can also access an online archive of certain materials of the BC
Human Rights Commission here.
Manuals and Other Online Educational Resources:
Security and You: Know Your Rights. A wallet sized rights card, a brochure and a supplementary website – www.securityandyou.ca explain what guards can and cannot do, what the public’s rights are when interacting with guards and how to make a complaint against a guard. Cards and brochures can be downloaded from www.securityandyou.ca or contact the Coalition to order directly. This right's kit is one aspect of a larger project funded by the Law Foundation of B.C which includes the development of training materials based on B.C's human rights legislation for private security and working with government to ensure adequate accountablity mechanisms within the industry.
Online listing of fact sheets
and policies on human rights related issues from sources across
Canada. The document is sorted by issue and provides brief
descriptions, source identification and online links.
- Responding to Incidents of Racism
and Hate a comprehensive manual for professional service providers
allowing them to access the information, skills and resources
required to support victims of racism and to respond to issues
that arise in their community .
- Human Rights – Your Rights To Know provides useful information on
identifying human rights discrimination and provides a walk through
the formal system of filing a human rights complaint.
- February 2013 Newsletter - pdf
- June 2012 Newsletter - pdf
- February 2012 Newsletter - pdf
- September 2011 Newsletter - pdf
- May 2011 Newsletter - pdf
- February 2011 Newsletter - pdf
- August 2010 Newsletter - pdf
- May 2010 Newsletter - pdf
- February 2010 Newsletter - pdf
- October 2009 Newsletter - pdf
- July 2009 Newsletter - pdf
- April 2009 Newsletter - pdf
- January 2009 Newsletter - pdf
- October 2008 Newsletter - pdf
- August 2008 Newsletter - pdf
- December 2007 Newsletter - pdf
- October 2006 Newsletter - pdf
- June 2006 Newsletter - pdf
- March 2006 Newsletter - pdf
- November 2005 Newsletter - pdf
- July 2005 Newsletter - pdf
- February 2005 Newsletter - pdf
- October 2004 Newsletter With Question and Answer Supplement
- June 2004 Newsletter - pdf
- February 2004 Newsletter - pdf.
- Resource and Material Supplement - February 2004- pdf
Bulletins and Notices:
Amendments to BC's Human Rights Code came into effect on January 1, 2008 which provide more protection against age-based discrimination. The News section of the Tribunal's website
explains the changes and more information is available on the Attorney General's
and Discusssion Papers:
Submission to the Premier's Council on Aging and Senior's Issues, August 31, 2006. We suggest a number of revisions to our provincial human rights legislation that would more adequately protect the rights of older British Columbians. While we also support revising the legislation to prohibit the practise of mandatory requirement, we urge Council to seek a corresponding commitment that a changing retirement landscape would not alter the foundation or the adequacy of our social security system.
- A brief statement of the Coalition's position on the Direct Access Tribunal.
Letter to the
Premier, March 2004 – Urging government to reconsider
its decision to repeal same-sex provisions in the B.C. Cremnation,
Internment and Funeral Services Act.
reports: a look at our annual achievements and track record.
Materials: a look at materials provided to the media.