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CCLA files arguments in Fair Change Community Legal Clinic v Ontario
TORONTO — The CCLA has filed its written arguments in court in Fair Change Community Legal Clinic v Ontario. This case challenges parts of Ontario’s Safe Streets Act that punish unhoused and low-income members of the community for asking…
CCLA Commends Senate for Passing Bill C-48 Amendments, Urges House of Commons Support
TORONTO — Following the Senate’s passage of Bill C-48 on bail reform, Shakir Rahim, Director of the Criminal Justice Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), made the following statement: “We commend…
Protecting Your Rights in Court – CCLA granted leave to intervene in R. v. Archambault before Supreme Court of Canada
In September 2019, federal legislation (Bill C-75) came into force limiting the availability of preliminary inquiries for a person accused of committing a criminal offence. A preliminary inquiry is a…
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