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News Notes – December 2015

December 18, 2015

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2016 2015 was a landmark year for us at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), as we stepped up our action in defence of the rights and freedoms of everyone in Canada. Read our complete newsletter!

March 2015 E-bulletin – Special Edition Bill C-51

March 12, 2015

Many of you have asked, “what does the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) think about Bill C-51?” I am writing today to share our work with you. CCLA is very concerned about the impact Bill C-51 will have on ordinary, law abiding Canadians. We have been working relentlessly to get the message out, about the […]

e-Bulletin February 2014

February 4, 2014

Greetings from CCLA, We are well into 2014, which also marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association!  We are planning a series of celebratory events and we invite you to join us for as many as you can.  Please stay tuned to our website for more information throughout the year, and mark […]

e-Bulletin November 2013

November 1, 2013

Greetings from CCLA, This past month, Canadians Tarek Loubani and John Greyson were released from detention in Egypt and returned to Canada. We celebrate their safe return home, and at the same time, we remain mindful of the other Canadians detained abroad, and continue to monitor their situations and their due process rights. Earlier in the month, […]

e-Bulletin October 2013

September 30, 2013

Dear CCLA Supporters: CCLA is actively addressing issues relating to privacy, surveillance, equality, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and security of the person. In the wake of PRISM and NSA revelations of massive surveillance this summer, CCLA held our RightsWatch conference, “Civil Liberties in the Digital Age: Privacy, Media and Free Expression,” on September 20 and […]

e-Bulletin September 2013

August 29, 2013

Greetings from all of us at CCLA to each and every one of you! August was no holiday for civil liberties proponents, and in this issue we share CCLA’s immediate response to the Ontario government’s announcement of increased Taser deployment among police forces; our work on freedom of religion in the context of  renewed discussion […]

e-Bulletin Summer 2013

August 7, 2013

Dear friends, It is with a touch of sadness that I write this message. I am leaving the Canadian Civil Liberties Association today to become the Dean, Common Law at the University of Ottawa. I had a wonderful time at CCLA and am very proud of the work that we have done, with your support. Our Director […]

e-Bulletin June 2013

June 12, 2013

Dear CCLA supporters, Privacy violations, abusive segregation in prison and discrimination against non-Canadians are the themes for this month’s message.  We also celebrate a break-through in Ontario for the protection of freedom of expression and dissent by the enactment of Anti-SLAPP legislation. Read as well on our Gala.  CCLA has again this year a full […]

e-Bulletin May 2013

May 3, 2013

Dear CCLA supporters, Welcome to the May edition of the CCLA e-bulletin.  In this month’s edition, we first want to invite you to our Celebrating Canada Gala on May 29th in Toronto where we will celebrate the courage of Canadians who stand for civil liberties.  It is our main fundraising event.  Please come with your […]

e-Bulletin April 2013

April 2, 2013

Dear CCLA supporters, April 4th is Refugee Rights Day in Canada and CCLA’s message for this year is that human rights are for everyone, no matter where someone is born.   Fair and just processes must be available to everyone. April 26th is the day that Canada will be asked questions about its commitment to International Human […]