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CCLA Welcomes Concluding Observations for Canada by UN Human Rights Committee

July 23, 2015

This morning, the UN Human Rights Committee — the independent treaty body that monitors state implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) — released its concluding observations on Canada. CCLA had provided written submissions to the Committee in advance of the hearings. On July 7th and 8th, CCLA Executive Director and General […]

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Shadow Report to the UN Human Rights Committee on Canada’s Human Rights Record

CCLA’s shadow report to the UN Human Rights Committee on the occasion of the sixth periodic review of Canada.

CCLA & CJFE challenge Bill C-51 in court

Press Release

CCLA and CJFE mounting Charter challenge against Bill C-51

July 21, 2015

Key sections of Bill C-51 violate Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms TORONTO (July 21, 2015) — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) are initiating a Charter challenge today against key sections of Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015. The legislation presents disturbing implications for free speech, privacy, […]

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Video: Nothing to Hide? Let’s Talk Privacy!

May 19, 2015

Check out our new video on privacy — because we all wear pants.  

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