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Do Canada’s Election Laws Chill Free Speech?

August 20, 2019

Cara Zwibel Director of Fundamental Freedoms Program czwibel@ccla.org OCT. 7TH UPDATE: Check out our letter to Elections Canada here. An election is a time when we should be encouraging debate and discussion from all corners of society, not stifling it.  But Elections Canada has done just that by chilling Canadian charities from talking about climate change.  It’s a blunderous misinterpretation of […]

CCLA v. Waterfront Toronto, et. al: Public Court Documents To Date

June 24, 2019

Amended Notice of Application Affidavit Michael Bryant Affidavit Lester Brown Affidavit Ben Green Affidavit Sean McDonald Affidavit Sara Bannerman Affidavit Zeynep Tufekci    

Spotlight on Michael Rosenberg – A Lawyer Fighting Solitary Confinement on Behalf of CCLA

June 5, 2019

Noa Mendelsohn Aviv Director of Equality Program mendelsohnaviv@ccla.org         Michael Rosenberg, special counsel to the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), will be awarded the 2019 Arleen Gross Award for Young Advocates this month – and it is an honour well deserved! This past April, Michael was also awarded the Heather McArthur Memorial […]

Demanding our Privacy Rights Get a Seat at the Table

April 16, 2019

Brenda McPhail Director of Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Project bmcphail@ccla.org         CCLA is going to court to reset the Waterfront Toronto/Sidewalk Labs smart city project.  A lot of people say, “wait for the plan, nothing has happened yet. Even if the plan is approved, it will take a long time for shovels […]

Letter to Quebec Minister of Justice Regarding Child Pornography Prosecution Against Author/Editor

April 12, 2019

The Honourable Sonia Lebel Ministère de la Justice Édifice Louis-Philippe-Pigeon 1200, route de l’Église 9e étage Québec (Quebec) G1V 4M1 ministre@justice.gouv.qc.ca April 12, 2019 Dear Minister, I am writing on behalf of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) regarding your decision to prosecute author Yvan Godbout and editor Nycolas Doucet for production and distribution of […]