The United Nations Human Rights Council is now conducting its comprehensive review of Canada’s compliance with international human rights laws – its Universal Periodic Review (UPR).
A delegation of Canadian civil society groups was in Geneva last month, March 2013, to attend a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council – to tell the Council the [...]
Can’t make it to our “Refugee Rights are Human Rights” event as part of celebrations for Refugee Rights Day in Canada? We’ll be live blogging the event today – check it out below!
Hundreds of thousands of Toronto residents pay local taxes and use city services, but have no say in who represents them, because they are not yet Canadian citizens.
Recently, the City of Toronto’s Community Development and Recreation Committee put forward a request to review “the opportunity to have permanent residents in Toronto be given the right [...]
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association at McGill Law presents…
Civil Liberties at the Movies: Last Chance, a film by Paul Emile d’Entremont
From the National Film Board: Last Chance tells the stories of 5 asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. They face hurdles integrating into Canada, fear deportation and anxiously [...]
Canadian Civil Liberties Association at York University (CCLAYU) is hosting a final event on March 8, 2013 to celebrate freedom of expression, a right guaranteed under section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. This event will be about uniting together as a community to celebrate our differences by showcasing our various skills, [...]