Written by Mina Mahdavi and Gild Agyei, Policy Researchers. Reviewed by Diana Anton, Deputy Director, Strategic Policy, and Lara Isiolaotan, Director, Strategic Policy.  Executive Summary  This report examines the impact of COVID-19 on the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). Completed in June 2019, Canada’s National Inquiry on the MMIWG revealed the case… Read More

Written by Jennifer Haddow, Deputy Director of Content #STAND4Migrants  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many States have enforced harsh measures against migrants, refugees, and displaced persons, infringing on established international human rights norms. These human rights norms apply to all persons, regardless of their immigration status. The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility undertakes… Read More

STAND Canada has positions available on our Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees at STAND play a critical role in providing foresight, oversight, and insight to steer STAND Canada towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance, financial management policies, as well as making sure STAND Canada has adequate resources to advance its mission.… Read More

Written by Diana Anton, Deputy Director, Strategic Policy Technological advancements have changed every aspect of modern life socially, politically, and economically. By the end of 2019, it is estimated that 53.6 percent of the global population were using the Internet. Additionally, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) reports that access to mobile networks is now so… Read More