CASHRA is the national association of Canada's statutory agencies charged with administering federal, provincial and territorial human rights legislation. Its goals are to foster collaboration among its members and to serve as a national voice on human rights issues of common concern.

Upcoming Conferences


CASHRA 2016 – The Fight for Equality: A Thousand Challenges
May 16-17, 2016
Montréal, Québec

The Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (Québec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission) is pleased to host the 2016 Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies annual conference.

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Human rights commissions call for nation-wide legislation and greater accountability to ensure rights of persons with disabilities are respected

The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) is calling on all levels of government to enact federal, provincial and territorial legislation to meet Canada's obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)


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