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Canada Can and Must Do More to Help Refugees

September 4, 2015

A heartbreaking photograph of the small body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi has focused the world’s attention on the plight of refugees fleeing war-torn nations. The child’s relatives, who live in Canada and whose application to bring other family members here had been rejected, expressed their grief and called on all nations to do more. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, while […]

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CCLA submission to the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services as part of public consultations on carding and racial profiling

In Canada, racial profiling exists and directly and negatively impacts the lives of individuals across the nation. Racial profiling not only unjustly violates the right to be equal before and under the law and other rights guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, it also undermines trust between communities and police. And such trust is vital if effective …

CCLA & CJFE challenge Bill C-51 in court

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CCLA & 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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