This press release provides a summary of CCLA’s 2014 report False promises, hidden costs: the case for reframing employment and volunteer police record check practices in Canada. The report argues that Canadians are being needlessly excluded from educational, volunteer and work opportunities based on irrelevant information disclosed on police record checks. The report questions the value of widespread police record checks and shines a light on the damaging individual and societal consequences of current practices. search report that examines current questions on the topic of religious freedom and its intersection with equality. The report first sets out a framework that guides the analysis before focusing on three specific areas: religious freedom and the rights of LGBT individuals, religious freedom and reproductive rights, and religious freedom as expressed in appearance. Through the examination of a sampling of key cases, the authors strive to articulate principles and recommendations that can guide advocates and policymakers towards a rights-based resolution of these debates.