CCLA has written to the Secretary-General of McGill University regarding court proceedings that the University has initiated in light of a number of access to information requests made by McGill students. The University first applied to the Quebec Commission d’acces a l’information (access to information commission) asking for permission to disregard a number of existing [...]
On November 29, CCLA joined 12 other organizations including Greenpeace, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, Sierra Club Ontario and the David Suzuki Foundation, in writing to Ontario Attorney General John Gerretsen to voice their support for Bill 83, known as the Protection of Public Participation Act, 2013.
Passing the bill would enact anti-SLAPP (strategic law suits [...]
The federal government recently introduced Bill C-13, a law it says is aimed at addressing the problem of cyberbullying and the tragic teen suicides that have resulted from this problem. If passed into law, the Bill would amend the Criminal Code and other laws in a number of ways; first, by creating a new offence [...]
WHERE: Moot Court, New Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 Rue Peel
WHEN: Monday, December 2nd, 2013, 5:30 PM
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association chapter at McGill Law is co-sponsoring a December 2nd round table discussion on the Charter of Quebec Values (also known as Bill 60). The event, organized by Center for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR), will focus [...]
The Supreme Court of Canada has issued its decision in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, which challenged Alberta’s private sector privacy legislation on the basis that it interfered with a union’s expressive activities on a picket line. The Court has held that Alberta’s Personal Information Protection [...]