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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.


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

Recent work

Recent Work

RSS Rights Watch

  • Senate Considers Genetic Non-Discrimination Act March 5, 2015
    The Senate is debating a bill that would explicitly prohibit genetic discrimination in Canada, which is currently a legal grey area. Bill S-201, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, is meant to protect Canadians from being discriminated against on the basis of their genetic information.   It prevents Canadians from being required to undergo or disclose the results of […]
  • More Care for Elders Needed in Nunavut March 4, 2015
    A recent inquiry has been launch into the lack of funding for elder care in Nunavut. Alexander Sammurtok, the MLA for Rankin Inlet South has indicated that even through Nunavut has the smallest proportion of seniors the territory is not prepared to accommodate the growing elderly population. He asserts that the territory needs to add […]
  • UK MPs Challenge Unlimited Detention for Immigrants March 4, 2015
    A non-partisan Parliamentary group submitted in a report that the use of detention for immigrants arriving in the UK is “disproportionate and inappropriate”. The report outlines many severe problems about the over-reliance of detention and the treatment of immigrants. The UK is currently the only member of the EU which does not limit the the […]
  • 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) […]