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SOCIAL JUSTICE

Those working to improve and enhance social justice for us might agree that the phrase “social justice” could more simply be re-stated as:  “In Canada, we look after one another.”​

 

Today’s elders and previous generations of our society worked and fought hard to enshrine this great idea through the creation of legislation and a whole series of public institutions designed to keep as many of us as possible from falling through the cracks. 

In Canada, we look to one another

Human values

Canada entrenched essential human values in the law:

 

  • fairness

  • respect for person and community stewardship of the land nurturing of cultural integrity and

  • the preservation of dignity

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