Dear friends, supporters and members of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association,
I am writing to you today to invite you to join us at CCLA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will be held at our offices at 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 210, Toronto, at 12:30pm, on Monday, December 9th, 2013. Only CCLA members in good standing [...]
This October, CCLA invited Prof. Andrew Coyle to Toronto to testify as an expert witness at the Ashley Smith Inquest. Prof. Coyle is Professor Emeritus of Prison Studies in the School of Law, King’s College, University of London. Between 1997 and 2005 he was Director of the International Centre for Prison Studies in the same [...]
This Saturday, November 16, 2013, CCLA is co-sponsoring a Teach-in on University e-Services Outsourcing to U.S. Corporations at the University of Toronto.
The extraordinary scope and intensity of NSA surveillance programs have governments and enterprises around the world scrambling to reduce their exposure to rampant state surveillance. Canadian universities’ growing outsourcing of their e-services, particularly to US [...]
Watch the above video to hear from CCLA’s Director of Public Safety Abby Deshman on G20 Toronto, policing at protests and You Should Have Stayed Home.
CCLA is partnering with Praxis Theatre throughout their National Tour of You Should Have Stayed Home, a performance piece about the largest peacetime mass arrest in Canadian history. Written by Tommy Taylor, the play [...]
Author Lawrence Hill was honoured for excellence in the Arts at CCLA's 2012 Celebrating Canada Gala, held at Evergreen Brickworks.
“Blood is truly the stuff of life: a bold and enduring determinant of identity, race, gender, culture, citizenship, belonging, privilege, deprivation, athletic superiority, and nationhood. It is so vital to our sense of [...]