YPP supports the reinstatement of a government body in BC tasked with proactively advancing human rights. BC is currently the only province in Canada without a Human Right Commission. BC's current Human Rights Tribunal is not mandated to proactively work to increase adherence to BC's human rights legislation. A Human Rights Commission would be specifically mandated to investigate reported abuses, as well as unofficial reports, and to proactively promote human rights throughout the province.
The first human right is the right to life, including human persons not yet born and those nearing the end of natural life. Without life no other rights matter. We also support freedom of speech. Without free speech, no rights can be defended. We do not support special rights for any particular group, either by race, religion, gender or lifestyle. All citizens must be equally protected.
The BC Citizens First Party is committed to stronger legislative action to protect the human rights of BC citizens. We are committed to human rights and oppose any form of discrimination amongst our citizens and support ongoing immigration into Canada from around the world. Our Party leader, Phillip Ryan, has already fought hard to protect the human rights of his 3 year old daughter in the BC Human Rights Tribunal against discriminatory actions taken by Earls Restaurants , and is currently taking actions against Air Canada in the Canadian Human Rights Commission.