For immediate release — The feds were scolded today by the Chief Justice of Ontario and its highest court, which rejected Canada’s request for another 7 months to fix their unconstitutional solitary confinement law. The Canadian Civil Liberties Association succeeded in having parts of the federal law struck down in late 2017, after which the […]
The Divisional Court determined the other week that the applications of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario will be heard together. CCLA has originally secured a date of Sept. 24 before the Divisional Court, but now both applications will be heard in November.
Rob De Luca Director of Democracy and the Rule of Law Program firstname.lastname@example.org Today, the Supreme Court of Canada has released its long awaited decision in Frank v Canada, striking provisions of the former Canada Elections Act that had prohibited certain non-resident Canadians citizens from voting in federal elections. The […]
Abby Deshman Director of Criminal Justice Program email@example.com Michael Bryant Executive Director and General Counsel firstname.lastname@example.org Whammy! It’s not everyday that civil libertarians hit a home run in the Supreme Court of Canada. But thanks to some painstakingly strategic litigation and jurisprudence; thanks to great advocacy (by […]
Positions & Reports
New international report makes recommendations on how the rights to protest can be protected and promoted by governments. (27 June 2018 — Geneva, Switzerland) The International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) and the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School (IHRC) launched a report today that provides practical guidance on […]
New report reveals lack of transparency of intelligence sharing agreements at the international level. (June 11, 2018) – A year ago, ten members of the International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) launched a global public information campaign, asking for our national governments to provide information about the current agreements intelligence service agencies have with […]