Explore the CCLA’s growing civil liberties resource collection in the area of privacy rights, discrimination, voter rights and police accountability. Learn about your rights and check out engaging interviews with civil liberties leaders in Canada. Watch videos with the CCLA’s team of directors and download public education material to share in your community, classroom, or organization.

Because this section features interviews with experts in their own words and content produced by CCLA volunteers, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section of our website.

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Vous avez des questions sur la discrimination ?

March 15, 2019

Vous trouverez ci-dessous une liste de ressources diversifiées qui vous permettra d’en apprendre davantage sur la discrimination.

In the News: National Security

March 15, 2019

Want to learn about national security issues and Canada’s national security agencies but don’t know where to begin? Here’s a list of recent articles compiled by a TalkRights volunteer to get you started. Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own […]

The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS): past and present

March 15, 2019

Canada’s national security interests have been enforced by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) since 1984.

Useful Links and Resources about National Security

December 12, 2018

Check out our growing collection of useful links and resources about privacy rights compiled by Talk Rights volunteers, including related organizations, government resources, guides, and legal information. Is there something that should be on this list, but isn’t? Contribute at talkrights [at] ccla [dot] org.  For CCLA’s own materials on national security, visit the national […]

How Do US Privacy Laws Impact Canadians?

February 21, 2018

n March 27th 2017, U.S President Donald Trump signed a repeal of the internet privacy regulations that had been adopted under the Obama administration[1]. Those rules required internet service providers (ISPs) to obtain clear permission from their customers before sharing their personal data, including information such as “precise geo-location, financial information, health information, children’s information, social security numbers, web browsing history, etc.”

Timeline: Protests in Canada

April 18, 2017

The right to dissent is fundamental to democracy and protected by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Click on the image below for a timeline that includes some significant Canadian protests.     Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here […]

Unexpected Eyes: Surveillance Beyond Borders

April 12, 2017

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section […]

Cultivating Healthy Online Privacy Habits

April 11, 2017

Because the Learn section of TalkRights features content produced by CCLA volunteers and interviews with experts in their own words, opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the CCLA’s own policies or positions. For official publications, key reports, position papers, legal documentation, and up-to-date news about the CCLA’s work check out the In Focus section […]

Peer Privacy Protectors Guidebook

March 30, 2017

The Peer Privacy Protectors Project (PPPP) was created by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association to improve communication and education about privacy rights and risks for youth, who are among the most frequent users of technology in Canada. Over the course of a year, a group of teens aged 13-19 learned about privacy and how to […]

Guide Pour Bien Comprendre Le Droit De Vote Au Canada

February 9, 2017

Le droit de vote est sans l’ombre d’un doute l’un des grands piliers de la démocratie moderne. Cette note de recherche permettra d’en identifier la nature et les enjeux contemporains. Dans un premier temps, un rapide survol historique de son exercice au Canada, tant à la période pré-Confédérative qu’à la période post-confédérative permettra d’en cerner l’origine. Dans un deuxième temps, une analyse des textes législatifs provinciaux et fédéraux servira à fixer le cadre légal entourant son exercice. Finalement, les principaux enjeux l’entourant seront abordés à la lumière de l’actualité des dernières années.
Historique du droit de vote au Canada