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Shadow Report to the UN Human Rights Committee on Canada’s Human Rights Record

CCLA's shadow report to the UN Human Rights Committee on the occasion of the sixth periodic review of Canada.
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CCLA’s Submissions to the Senate Committee Concerning Bill C-51

April 20, 2015

CCLA Executive Director and General Counsel, Sukanya Pillay, appeared April 20, 2015 on CCLA’s behalf before the Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence

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CCLA Urges Toronto Police Services Board to Reject New “Community Engagement” Policy

April 7, 2015

CCLA was once again before the Toronto Police Services Board presenting oral and written submissions in connection with a proposed procedure and amended policy on carding and racial profiling. According to CCLA and many others who spoke out, the new draft procedure and amended Board policy would unjustifiably expand the power of police to stop […]

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The Fundamentals of our Fundamental Freedoms

The Fundamentals of our Fundamental Freedoms: a primer on civil liberties and democracy by A. Alan Borovoy.
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Presumption of Guilt?

In 2010 alone, Calgary and Edmonton police ran over 140,000 individual Background checks. While most of these checks are used to inform employment and volunteer hiring decisions, they are also frequently performed in connection with adoptions, foster care applications and travel.
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Les fondements de nos libertés fondamentales

Les fondements de nos libertés fondamentales: l’abc des libertés civiles et de la démocratie par A. Alan Borovoy Le téléchargé.
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Know Your Rights Booklet

When dealing with the police, it’s important to know what your rights are. CCLA has put together a manual to help you know what you must do, what you do not have to do, and what you may wish to do in situations involving the police.
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Cultivating the Habits of Democracy

by Danielle McLaughlin Education Canada 45.1 (Winter 2005)
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Civil Liberties Act for Freedom – 2012

CCLA Act for Freedom/Au nom de la liberté, is a showcase of some of the issues the Canadian Civil Liberties has been focusing on over the past years.
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Civil-Liberties_Act-for-Freedom-2011

CCLA Act for Freedom/Au nom de la liberté, is a showcase of some of the issues the Canadian Civil Liberties has been focusing on over the past years.