Yesterday CCLA hosted “Seeking Access to Information,” the latest installment of our Conversations for Civil Liberties discussion series. Thank you to everyone who came out to CCLA’s new office for the event. It was a great success.
Paul Knox, long-time journalist and Ryerson School of Journalism instructor, gave a very engaging talk [...]
Can’t make it to our event “Seeking Access to Information”? We’ll be live blogging the event today – check it out below!
The federal Access to Information Act celebrated its 30th anniversary this summer amidst calls from Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault to overhaul the Act. According to Legault, “our access to information rights have been slowly eroded by [...]
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 [...]