Table of Contents

Editors’ Introduction
Shelagh Day, Lucie Lamarche, & Ken Norman

Part 1
Human Rights Institutions in Canada: Manoeuvring in a Context of Hostility and Political Tension 

Chapter 1
Reflections on Government Hostility, Systemic Discrimination, and Human Rights Institutions 
Shelagh Day

Chapter 2
Governments as Interpreters and Shapers of Human Rights 
Gwen Brodsky

Chapter 3
Saskatchewan’s One Bright Shining Moment, At Least It Seemed So at the Time 
Ken Norman

Chapter 4
Human Rights Systems: Are They Fair? 
Pearl Eliadis

Part 2
The Evolution of Human Rights Complaints Management in Canada: Transformative Justice or Efficient Justice? 

Chapter 5
Saskatchewan and the Gatekeeping Debate 
Genevieve Leslie

Chapter 6
Ontario and the Direct Access Model to Human Rights 
Michelle Flaherty

Chapter 7
The Paris Principles Twenty Years After 
Maxwell Yalden

Part 3
Discrimination and Political Struggle: Three Case Studies 

Chapter 8
Sexual Harassment: A Feminist Phrase That Transformed the Workplace 
Constance Backhouse

Chapter 9
From Sexual to Psychological Harassment: One Step Forward, Twenty-Five Years Back for Women’s Equality at Work? 
Rachel Cox

Chapter 10
The Hate Speech Diversion 
Richard Moon

Part 4
Human Rights Commissions and Policy-Making: Naming – Engaging – Implementing 

Chapter 11
Ontario Human Rights Commission Promotion Activities: The Experience of Responding to Racial Profiling by Police 
Shaheen Azmi

Chapter 12
The Québec Human Rights Commission and the Construction of the Concept of Social Profiling 
Paul Eid

Part 5
The Future of Human Rights Institutions in Canada: Interdisciplinary and Interinstitutional Collaboration 

Chapter 13
The Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Framework for Mapping and Addressing Competing Human Rights 
Lorne Foster & Lesley Jacobs

Chapter 14
Emerging Human Rights Institutions: The Case of Museums in a Human Rights Culture 
Jennifer Carter & Jennifer A Orange

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