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History Slam 206: Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace & “It Should be Easy to Fix”

http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/History-Slam-206.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham On July 29, 1987, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling in the case Robichaud v. Canada. In its decision, the court noted that the Canadian Human Rights Act places “responsibility for an organization on those who control it and are in a position to take effective remedial action to… Read more »

Sex, Crime and Power: A Testimonial

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By Christine McLaughlin My background in the history of women and gender has led me to be critical of treating history as a linear march towards progress. In spite of this, I have very much taken for granted what I thought was a much safer and open space for women in my contemporary time and place. I realized how deeply… Read more »