Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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  • Back to school time comes with many pleasures and pains. Depending on your sense of style and how you feel about school dress codes, what you have to wear to school every day is either “totally kewl” ...read more »
  • Surveillance at work seems to be a hot topic lately. Employee’s privacy rights compete with the employer’s need to make sure his or her employees do their job, come in at the right hours, and don’t ...read more »
  • The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a powerful part of the Constitution that spells out the rights and freedoms essential to a democratic Canada. Here’s a rundown of the more significant parts.read more »

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  • If you have visited Quebec, intend to visit, or you decide to move there, you should be aware of the special language laws that were passed in order to protect the usage of the French language in the ...read more »
  • Arrests are never a pleasant occurrence. It becomes a whole lot worse if the arrest wasn’t warranted.read more »
  • Breastfeeding in public has become a contentious issue in Canada. No matter how one feels about the issue though, Canadian law gives women the right to breastfeed in public.read more »
  • Back to school time comes with many pleasures and pains. Depending on your sense of style and how you feel about school dress codes, what you have to wear to school every day is either “totally kewl” ...read more »
  • Surveillance at work seems to be a hot topic lately. Employee’s privacy rights compete with the employer’s need to make sure his or her employees do their job, come in at the right hours, and don’t ...read more »
  • Magna Carta. Lawyers and judges continue to name drop it in court, but the document has been largely neutered in terms of any modern-day legal application. So why does a medieval piece of parchment ...read more »
  • Publication bans and the rationale behind have been a burning topic among Canadians in recent years. Typically, bans are meant to ensure privacy, to protect victims and to preserve the right to a ...read more »
  • Legal aid is a federally- and provincially-funded program that ensures “economically disadvantaged” Canadians have access to a lawyer or other legal resources should they be accused of serious ...read more »
  • The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a powerful part of the Constitution that spells out the rights and freedoms essential to a democratic Canada. Here’s a rundown of the more significant parts.read more »
  • The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is a bill of rights built into the Canadian Constitution. It guarantees fundamental freedoms and political rights to Canadian citizens and civil rights to ...read more »