Pierre Trudeau’s contribution to the remaking of Canada cannot be questioned. Throughout the 1980 to 1982 constitutional debates, he reminded Canadians of their country's basic values.
As Canadian provinces begin to ease COVID-19 restrictions, is it an exercise of one’s constitutional rights to protest or disobey those that continue to exist?
Civil liberties violations look very different in pandemics. That's why the Canadian Civil Liberties Association is looking into who has been detained and fined, and why, during the pandemic.
Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms doesn't mean much if it can't be enforced. That's why the Court Challenges Program is so important — no matter what the Québec premier says.
A Québec company is asking for a Charter right usually reserved for people. There could be unintended consequences if it wins its challenge to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Those teaching in publicly funded universities should be held accountable for denying the public record, whether in their classrooms or beyond.
Respecting religious freedom not only protects the rights of individuals, it safeguards the integrity and accountability of democratic governments.
We must acknowledge that shifting historically vulnerable groups away from the margins means making room in spaces where these groups have not traditionally been welcomed.
Using Catholic doctrine to fire LGBTQ teachers and discriminate against queer students in Catholic schools violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Ordering Canada's postal workers back on the job may hurt Justin Trudeau. CUPW could direct its anger directly at the Trudeau Liberals ahead of the 2019 federal election.