CCLA has written to the City of Oshawa and the City of Windsor about two separate cases in which residents have received notices excluding them from city property. We have written to express our concern over the impact of such bans on freedom of expression.
A democracy embraces the role of residents in debates about its [...]
On July 10, 2012, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association will be intervening in Opitz, et al. v. Wrzesnewskyj, et al., a case being heard at the Supreme Court of Canada following a direct appeal from a decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
Following the May 2, 2011 federal election, a candidate in the riding [...]
CCLA has written to Fredericton’s city administrator, who is looking into the city’s options for a public review of the arrest and investigation of blogger Charles LeBlanc in relation to comments he made on his blog about a city police officer. Earlier this year, Mr. LeBlanc was arrested and his computer searched and seized under [...]
The CCLA has written a letter to the Université du Québec en Outaouais to communicate our concerns related to the arrest of Professor Thibault Martin earlier this week, and to invite the University to do everything in its power to ensure that charges brought against faculty and student participants in peaceful protests be dropped.
The CCLA [...]
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its decision in Les editions Ecosociété Inc, et al. v. Banro Corporation, a case in which CCLA intervened. It has dismissed publisher Ecosociété’s appeal, finding that Ontario is an appropriate forum for Banro’s defamation suit against it. Concerns had been raised that the choice to sue in Ontario [...]