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TLN Media Group and CCLA Unite to Engage Multicultural Communities

New PSA Kicks Off 2020 Awareness Campaign   (Toronto, Ontario – January 28, 2020) TLN Media Group (TMG) and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) have announced a working relationship to ensure multicultural Canadians receive information and education about their rights and freedoms. As a first step in their collaboration, CCLA and TLN Media Group […]

Despite having over 300 applicants, the government chose two people whom hadn’t applied for the position.

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) – which works to fight discrimination – must remain a professional body, arms-length from the government. The OHRC has a carefully agreed-upon process for considering and recommending new Commissioners. After the government by-passed this process and directly appointed two new Commissioners that had not been considered or recommended by […]

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BILL 21: We’re seeking leave at the Supreme Court.

December 18, 2019

– For Immediate Release – CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATIONS SEEKING LEAVE TO APPEAL BILL 21 DECISION (Ottawa– December 18, 2019) The Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), along with the plaintiff Ichrak Nourel Hak, have sent formal correspondence to the Supreme Court of Canada announcing their intention to seek leave […]

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Welcome to the Remote Rights Project web resources. The Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust has been educating young people in Canada about their rights and freedoms in classrooms for more than 20 years, and we’re thrilled that with grant support from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) Community Initiatives Project, we are able to provide […]

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