Politics

This category showcases the timeline of Canadian Lawyer, Social entrepreneur and public figure’s publications in the field of Politics.

Federal prosecutors’ Ontario branch rife with ‘tyrants,’ misogyny, review says

Federal prosecutors’ Ontario branch rife with ‘tyrants,’ misogyny, review says By Jacques Gallant, Legal Affairs Reporter Saturday, October 12th, 2019 A pregnant federal lawyer told by her manager she needed to stop having babies is just one complaint among many in an external workplace review of the federal prosecution service’s Ontario office. The partially redacted report, …

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Two Years After the Persaud Case, Justice Canada is Before Tribunal for Discrimination in Employment

Two Years After the Persaud Case, Justice Canada is Before Tribunal for Discrimination in Employment Montreal, May 15, 2010 — Two years after the case of Mark Persaud, a Toronto lawyer who publicly denounced the Ministry of Justice’s racist work climate, the department is facing allegations of systemic discrimination in employment in a case that could …

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Q&A: A Canadian Life Committed to Justice

Q&A: A Canadian Life Committed to Justice By Samuel Getachew, Huffington Post, 09/26/2012 Long before Mark Persaud became the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal winning activist, the noted Toronto lawyer spent many trying days as a new immigrant on the streets of Toronto, homeless. He opens up on the early days as an immigrant, his law …

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Former Head of Liberals’ Multiculturalism Committee Joins Conservatives

FORMER HEAD OF LIBERALS’ MULTICULTURALISM COMMITTEE JOINS CONSERVATIVES Source: Conservative Party of Canada website “Conservatives exemplify the entrepreneurial and pro-community values of New Canadians.” – Mark Persaud. MISSISSAUGA – Appearing at an event with new Conservative MP Wajid Khan today, PrimeMinister Stephen Harper announced that another prominent former Liberal, Mark Persaud, whochaired the Liberal Party …

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Justice Department Managers to Get Diversity Training

Justice Department Managers to Get Diversity Training   By Robert Todd, Law Times, March 16, 2009 The federal Justice Department is forcing its managers to take diversity training, a move made public a year after a Senate committee heard scathing testimony alleging minorities are largely blocked from rising to the department’s upper echelons. Justice Department …

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Public service managers must be held accountable for failing to hire minorities

Public service managers must be held accountable for failing to hire minorities If we leave this problem to a few senior bureaucrats we might well besquandering what Canadians generally have proudly worked to build By David Kilgour and Mark M. Persaud, The Hill TimesFebruary 11, 2008 Unlike the United States, where racial discrimination is generally …

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Going beyond ethnic silos: why the federal Liberals are losing control of the ‘ethnic vote’

By Mark M. Persaud, The Hill Times, January 7th, 2008 A recent editorial in The Winnipeg Free Press with the title “Courtingminorities,” admonished a federal Liberal’s sense of entitlement to the “ethnicvote” in Canada . This amusing notion has largely been constructed over theyears as a result of a cosy relationship with ethnic minorities and …

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