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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

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  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society to appeal decision in TWU matter March 27, 2015
    The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society has decided to appeal the Nova Scotia Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Western law school matter. Justice Campbell of Nova Scotia’s Supreme Court held that the Society acted unreasonably and beyond its authority when it decided not to recognize law degrees granted by TWU’s proposed law school unless the […]
  • Disrespect for Communities and InSite: Bill C-2 March 26, 2015
    Bill C-2, The Respect for Communities Act had it second reading in the Senate as of March 24th 2015. The Bill amends the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to: create a separate exemption regime for activities involving the use of a controlled substance; to specify the purposes for which an exemption may be granted for […]
  • Data retention law entrenches “passive surveillance” March 26, 2015
    The Australian Coalition Government and Labor Opposition joined forces to pass mandatory data retention laws Thursday morning. The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 was introduced to assist authorities in combating terrorism and investigating serious crimes. The Bill requires telecommunications companies to retain clients’ metadata for two years. For the purposes of […]
  • Op-ed: Women-only gym hours about more than gender “segregation” March 26, 2015
    Note: This op-ed was originally published as a letter to the editor in the Montreal Gazette on March 25, 2015. On March 19, McGill University decided it would not establish women-only hours at McGill’s fitness centre. The request for women-only hours was initiated by two students, Soumia Allalou and Raymond Grafton. While Ms Allalou wears […]
  • Historic gay rights case challenges homophobic laws in Trinidad and Tobago, and Belize March 26, 2015
    Last week, Maurice Tomlinson was in front of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) presenting his case against anti-gay immigration laws in Trinidad and Tobago, and Belize. Tomlinson, a prominent gay rights advocate, argued that the current immigration laws in the two countries, which bars certain ”undesirable” people from entering – a list that includes homosexuals, […]