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L’Association canadienne des libertés civiles est un organisme à but non lucratif fondé en 1964 afin de promouvoir le respect des droits de la personne et des libertés civiles. Notre travail, qui comprend des représentations auprès des médias, des dirigeants, devant les tribunaux et les législatures, ainsi que la formation dans les écoles et les universités, vise à défendre et à promouvoir la reconnaissance de ces droits et libertés.

L’Association est soutenue par plusieurs milliers de membres payants qui viennent de tous les horizons.

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Three people sit in front of a police line during the G20 meeting in Toronto

Recent work

Recent Work

RSS Rights Watch

  • Annual Amnesty International Report Released: Human Rights Situation in South Africa “Pretty Grim” March 1, 2015
    Amnesty International released its annual report on International Human Rights this week. The report details the status of human rights in countries around the world and highlights areas with room for improvement. The report on South Africa points to access to treatment for people living with HIV, decline in maternal deaths, increase in life expectancy, […]
  • Bill C-51 to receive further scrutiny February 28, 2015
    The Conservatives have agreed to hold an additional 6 days of meetings on Bill C-51 at the public safety committee of the House, tripling the amount of time the Conservatives originally allocated for hearings on the controversial bill. The move comes in response to an NDP filibuster and significant criticism (see here, here and here) […]
  • Manitoba Human Rights Commission releases report on service animals February 27, 2015
    As Winnipeg Free Press reports, the Manitoba Human Rights Commission has released a report addressing the obligations owed to persons who benefit from the assistance of a service animal. While service animals are commonly understood in the context of persons with physical disabilities, such as guide dogs for persons with visual impairments, concern has arisen about […]
  • Nunavut Considering Wellness Courts to Assist Mentally Ill and Addicted Offenders February 25, 2015
    The Nunavut Justice Department is looking into instituting wellness courts in order to assist mentally ill criminal offenders. Wellness courts have been instituted to assist offenders with mental illness and addition disorders. Offenders who suffer from these conditions can be sent to these specialized courts and are subject to intensive monitoring as opposed to incarceration, […]
  • Balancing Civil Liberties and Community Safety in the “Era of Terror” February 22, 2015
    Following the recommendations of the counter-terrorism review from August, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is scheduled to announce changes to national security later today. The anticipated changes include: developing an anti-extremism strategy, appointing a terrorism coordinator, and simplifying the terror threat alerts system. To justify the changes, Prime Minister Abbott is expected to reference the […]