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  ca_ph_blair_law_1|Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms|Summary
Freedoms do have limitations that are necessary to protect public safety and the fundamental rights and freedoms of others.
Rights under the Charter include democratic rights (the right to vote, for example), mobility rights (the right to move in and out of the country and between provinces), legal and equality rights, and language and general rights.
Language rights in the Charter affirm that Canada is a bilingual country and French and English have equal rights as official languages in Parliament and federal government agencies.
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 The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Included in the language rights is the right to use English or French in Parliament, and in any court established by Parliament, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
In 1982, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was proclaimed in force.
Charter decisions are frequently used by the courts of other countries when interpreting human rights guarantees in their bills of rights.
canada.justice.gc.ca /en/news/fs/2003/doc_30898.html   (1125 words)

  
 The Charter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Freedom of the press and other media is ensured and our right to gather in peaceful groups as well as our right to freedom of association is protected.
This Charter shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the preservation and enhancement of the multicultural heritage of Canadians.
A reference in this Charter to a Province or to the legislative assembly or legislature of a province shall be deemed to include a reference to the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, or to the appropriate legislative authority thereof, as the case may be.
www.fathers.ca /the_charter.htm   (2876 words)

  
 Info on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The role of the courts in explaining the meaning of the rights in the Charter means that the meaning of rights change sometimes according to society's views.
The purpose of the Charter is to prevent the government from violating your rights and freedoms.
Freedom of thought, belief, opinion, expression and freedom of the press are guaranteed only to the extent that they do not interfere with other Canadian's constitutional rights.
www.legal-rights.org /Laws/info_on_charter.html   (4634 words)

  
 THE CANADIAN CHARTER OF  RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
So by protecting the rights of others to say and do things that you may not approve, you are protecting your rights for things that others, even the majority of the population or the government may disapprove.
The Charter sets out other guarantees including the right not to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned, the right to legal counsel and to be informed of that right and the right to have the validity of the detention reviewed by a court and to be released if the detention is not lawful.
The Charter also guarantees the right to a speedy trial, the right not to be compelled to be a witness against yourself and the right Ato be presumed innocent until proven guilty according to law in a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal.
www.edcorrigan.ca /Rights.htm   (1331 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (also known as The Charter of Rights and Freedoms or simply The Charter) is a bill of rights entrenched in the Constitution of Canada.
Canadian and American cases nevertheless sometimes have similar outcomes because the broader Charter rights are limited by section 1 of the Charter.
Canadian courts, however, have been hesitant in this area, stating that economic rights are political questions and adding that as positive rights, economic rights are of questionable legitimacy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Charter_of_Rights_and_Freedoms   (5650 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
In a free and democratic society, it is important that citizens know exactly what their rights and freedoms are, and where to turn for help and advice in the event that those freedoms are denied or rights infringed upon.
Canadians have enjoyed many of these basic rights and freedoms as a matter of practice for many years.
Anyone whose rights or freedoms, as guaranteed by this Charter, have been infringed or denied may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction to obtain such remedy as the court considers appropriate and just in the circumstances.
www.walnet.org /csis/reports/charterrights.html   (1852 words)

  
 cric.ca - Canada's Portal - Quick Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canadians are deeply attached to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The section that calls for the Charter to be interpreted consistent with the preservation and enhancement of Canada’s multicultural heritage is supported by 86% of the population.
Across the country, 78% of Canadians agree with the courts that Charter prohibition of discrimination should be extended to gays and lesbians.
www.cric.ca /en_html/guide/charter/charter.html   (1534 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Charter is a part of the Constitution Act, 1982; all of which is in the Canada Act, 1982.
The guarantee of rights and freedoms in the Charter became part of the supreme law of the land.
Having a Charter of Rights and Freedoms in our Constitution has brought Canada in line with other liberal democracies in the world, all of whom have bills of rights that can be enforced by the courts.
www.charterofrights.ca /home.php?id=26_00_01   (505 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Beaudoin and Mendes. 3rd ed., 1995. Human Rights Research and Education ...
Patriation of the Constitution and Adoption 1-7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (a) The Patriation Reference 1-7 (b) November 5, 1981 and April 17, 1982 1-11 4.
Freedom of Association 6-9 (a) Collective Bargaining and the Charte 6-11 (b) International Commitments 6-12 (c) Placing Collective Bargaining and the Charter at Arm's Length 6-16 (d) Freedom from Unions 6-22 (e) The Criminal Law 6-25 (f) The Family 6-29 (g) Other Statutory Restrictions 6-30 3.
Conclusion 17-37 Chapter 18 Multiculturalism in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -Joseph Eliot Magnet 1.
www.uottawa.ca /hrrec/publicat/charter.html   (1599 words)

  
 Uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Petition
Uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Petition
Notwithstanding Ms Boyd's assurances to the contrary, we are shocked by the possibility of the erosion of equality rights as guaranteed in Sections 15 and 28, of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
The Uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Petition to Prime Minister of Canada was created by adhoc Coalition of Women's Organizations in Canada, www.shariahaunt.com and written by Fauzia Rafiq (fauziarafique@shariahaunt.com).
www.petitiononline.com /sharia2/petition.html   (307 words)

  
 Nelson - Political Science-Canadian Politics on the Web/Civil Rights in Canada
Parliament passed the Bill of Rights in 1960, as one means of protecting Canadians from government excesses.
The entrenchment in 1982 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is probably the most important development in Canadian law this century.
The full text of all Supreme Court of Canada decisions relating to the Charter of Rights, from 1983 to present, is now available on-line thanks to the Centre de recherche en droit public at the Universite de Montreal.
www.nelson.com /nelson/polisci/rights.html   (1079 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Secondly, the Bill of Rights states that Canadians have the right to a fair hearing to determine their rights and obligations under the law.
Section 2 of the Charter protects "fundamental freedoms." These freedoms include the freedom of: (a) conscience and religion; (b) thought and expression; (c) assembly(for example, the right to get together and demonstrate against a government policy); (d) association (for example, the right to join a political party or an environmental group).
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Part I of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (U.K.), 1982, c.
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 RIGHTS under theCanadian Constitution and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
RIGHTS under theCanadian Constitution and Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Canadians have enjoyed satellite television in their homes for over 20 years, since the days where the big C band dishes littered the country.
Several other judgements in lower courts that ruled that Canadians have a constitutional right to receive foreign broadcasts are being totally ignored and the basis of their actions is based on this one judgement.
www.legal-rights.org /yourrights.html   (1018 words)

  
 Canadian and Quebec Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Bar Association is a national association regrouping 35,000 members across Canada, including 3,500 jurists judges, attorneys and notaries in Quebec.
An understanding of the law is fundamental to protecting and promoting the rights of all citizens in a free and democratic society.
To make it interesting for students who have little legal background, it was decided to introduce them to law by teaching individual rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms.
www.qesnrecit.qc.ca /socialsciences/cycles45/citizen/rights/l1.htm   (387 words)

  
 Blacklion's Wiccan World - Sarah Section - Canadian Charter of Rights And Freedoms
I know that this is a somewhat of a strange entry to a website on Wicca, but as a Canadian citizen, I find the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to be helpful in understanding your rights in Canada.
(3) Nothing in the Charter limits the authority of Parliament or a legislature to advance the equality of status or use of English and French.
(b) any rights or freedoms that may be acquired by the aboriginal peoples of Canada by way of land claims settlement.
www.angelfire.com /wv/blacklionwicca/rights.html   (2061 words)

  
 A Witch's Cauldron - Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the rights and
The guarantee in this Charter of certain rights and freedoms shall not be
This Charter shall be interpreted in a manner consistent with the
www.pathcom.com /~newmoon/cdnrights.htm   (920 words)

  
 Virtual Law Office: Constitution Act, 1982
It does seem that the The US Constitution originally emphasized states' rights, but the courts have shaped an over-riding federal jurisdiction; similarly, Canada was intended to be a strong federal state, but crucial early cases acknowledged greater provincial powers.
Aboriginal and treaty rights, previously subject to a variety of legislative infringements, were given constitutional recognition which has been held to put government to the test of justifying any future infringement.
Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability.
www.bloorstreet.com /200block/sconst82.htm   (4682 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
No guarantee is made herein regarding the accuracy of the following reproduction in hypertext form of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
For the actual law on any given topic, the full text of the statute and its amendments, as presented by the federal government in the Statutes of Canada, revised or otherwise, should be consulted, and/or the advice of a lawyer should be obtained.
16.1 (1) The English linguistic community and the French linguistic community in New Brunswick have equality of status and equal rights and privileges, including the right to distinct educational institutions and such distinct cultural institutions as are necessary for the preservation and promotion of those communities.
members.shaw.ca /childlaw/archives/public/statutes/ccrftext.htm   (2701 words)

  
 Canadian Charter of Rights Decisions Digest - Table of Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Section 11(a) - Right to be Informed of the Offence
Section 11(c) - Right Not to be Compelled to be a Witness
Section 25 - Aboriginal rights and freedoms not affected by Charter
www.canlii.org /ca/com/chart/index.html   (338 words)

  
 CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
MOBILITY RIGHTS OF CITIZENS / Right to move and gain livelihood / Limitation / Affirmative action programs.
(2) Citizens of Canada of whom any child has received or is receiving primary or secondary school instruction in English or French in Canada, have the right to have all their children receive primary and secondary language instruction in the same language.
ENFORCEMENT OF GUARANTEED RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS / Exclusion of evidence bringing administration of justice into disrepute.
www.efc.ca /pages/law/charter/charter.text.html   (2369 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Books: Gerald A. Beaudoin,Errol Mendes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 CNEWS - Canadiana: Charter of Rights and Freedoms
CNEWS - Canadiana: Charter of Rights and Freedoms
A reference in this Charter to a Province or to the legislative assembly or legislature of a province shall be deemed to include a reference to the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, or to theappropriate legislative authority thereof, as the case may be.
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[ Glorious and Free ] The Canadian Charter Fanlisting
Welcome to Glorious and Free, the only approved fanlisting for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
"The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the rights and freedoms set out in it subject only to such reasonable limits prescribed by law as can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society." To read the Charter, please click here.
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