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Trans Women’s Rights are Women’s Rights

October 28, 2016

This past Tuesday, October 25th, Canada appeared before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women to report on our country’s recent track record regarding important issues such as reproductive rights, the gender wage gap, incarceration rates of women, and discrimination against vulnerable groups. However, one vital piece was missing from Canada’s report: […]

Deaths in Winnipeg Remand Centre Underscore Lack of Provincial Corrections Accountability

October 28, 2016

CCLA is seriously concerned by reports that, this year, five people have died in the custody of the Winnipeg Remand Centre. Any death in custody and detention demands an immediate and thorough investigation and explanation. Further, this highlights the need for effective oversight review and accountability mechanisms in our prison systems.  In May, 26-year-old Errol Greene died […]

Supreme Court Rules Protest Leader Not in Contempt of Court

Supreme Court Rules Protest Leader Not in Contempt of Court

October 27, 2016

CCLA welcomes the Supreme Court’s decision today in the case of Jean-François Morasse c. Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois that television comments made by Mr. Nadeau-Dubois during the height of the Quebec student protests in 2012 do not meet the strict test for contempt. Mr. Nadeau-Dubois’ television comments questioned the wisdom of a court decision enjoining student protests via a court […]

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

October 8, 2015

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

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