Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Type: Organization
Name: Canadian Civil Liberties Association
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Penninga: The right to life should not be subjective

In a recent column (‘Your Call, Friend’, Oct. 15), Matt Gurney argued that it is time for the Supreme Court to allow assisted suicide. But Mr. Gurney qualified his argument by stating that, “Any regime for assisted suicide that we may implement must ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘No one wants to die if living is better': Supreme Court hears assisted-suicide case

OTTAWA – If physician-assisted suicide is legalized in Canada, there won’t be a rush to doctor’s offices to die, the lawyer arguing for legalization said Wednesday.“If our appeal succeeds, there will be no rush to the doctor’s office by people wanting ... [Published Global News Canada - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

A. Alan Borovoy: Revisiting our anti-terrorism laws

On Oct. 15, 2001, the federal government introduced, and Parliament later enacted, a bill designed to beef up Canada’s defences against terrorism. The initiative was triggered by the September 11 terrorist attacks, which had occurred a few weeks earlier. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Atheists’ court case against Quebec town to test rules on religious symbols

Atheists should have the right to attend municipal council meetings in Canada without having to witness prayer sessions or religious symbols, the Supreme Court of Canada was told on Tuesday.“The question is really whether there is a true endorsement or ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Atheism, Religion, Quebec
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Police, civil-liberties group urge Senate to pass transgender rights bill

A police force and a major civil-liberties group are among those calling on senators to pass a long-delayed transgender rights bill opposed by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, saying the bill is needed to fight violence against the trans community.The testimony ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients for Fall Convocation 2014

This year's Fall Convocation takes place October 6 and 7, with four ceremonies over the two days. Alongside Dal's graduates, the university will present honorary degrees to a former Canadian Prime Minister, one of Canada's beloved authors and a world ... [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Khadr interview would require prison lockdown, Corrections Canada says

Corrections Canada claims an interview with Omar Khadr would require unprecedented security precautions, including a prison lockdown, despite the fact that the 28-year-old often receives visitors and has been described as a model prisoner.An outline of ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Websites defiantly flout publication ban in widely-known child porn case

In defiance of a Nova Scotia court ban on naming a high-profile child pornography victim, supporters have taken to the web to flout the measure, arguing that it does a disservice to the girl’s memory. Two U.S. news websites published the girl’s identity ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

The trouble with criminal speech

MacKinnon, who was in her late 40s at the time, was a former town councillor in Drumheller, which has a population of around 8,000 and is best known for the dinosaur fossils unearthed in the area. She served as a councillor for three years before she ... [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Defamation, Libel, Criminal
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Can the State be trusted to protect our privacy?

The Canadian Parliament and Québec’s National Assembly have adopted laws guaranteeing the protection of personal information held by public bodies. Since 1982, Québec has held that, at least technically, “personal information is confidential”.[1] Canada ... [Published Lexology - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients for Fall Convocation 2014

StaffWhen Dal’s next class of graduates crosses the stage of the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium this October, its members will be joined by a former Prime Minister, one of Canada’s most beloved authors and a world pioneer in neuroscience.This year’s Fall Convocation ... [Published Dalhousie News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Effective Defence Representation Critical in Today's Overcrowded Pre-Trial System

Canada's Sky-High Remand Rates Signal Need for Skilled LegalRepresentationTORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - A study recently released1 by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) reveals an"extensive" rise in pre-trial custody populations in Cana ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 19 2014]

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"When I visit an institution, typically I'll see maybe half a dozen guys in the yard with a broom all sweeping the same area of the yard because it's the only employment that they have" Sapers said. "It's not very meaningful employment."

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Mark Penninga: The right to life should not be ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
‘No one wants to die if living is better': Supr... [Published Global News Canada - Oct 15 2014]
A. Alan Borovoy: Revisiting our anti-terrorism ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 15 2014]
Atheists’ court case against Quebec town to tes... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 14 2014]
Police, civil-liberties group urge Senate to pa... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 09 2014]
Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients fo... [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
Khadr interview would require prison lockdown, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Oct 03 2014]
Websites defiantly flout publication ban in wid... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 30 2014]
The trouble with criminal speech [Published Canadian Lawyer Magazine - Sep 29 2014]
Rehab Programs Feel The Crunch [Published Media Awareness Project - Sep 22 2014]
Can the State be trusted to protect our privacy? [Published Lexology - Sep 20 2014]
Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients fo... [Published Dalhousie News - Sep 16 2014]
Effective Defence Representation Critical in To... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 19 2014]
Halifax rights complaint accuses Air Canada of ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
Six things to know about the comprehensive repo... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 25 2014]
Court defends ’21st-century mobile castles’: U.... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
Cyberbullying law would let police ‘remotely ha... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 10 2014]
Today’s letters: The best fracking way to pull ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 15 2014]
A Canadian woman bought a suicide kit. Now, aft... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 09 2014]
Students at Toronto school had to pass breathal... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - May 03 2014]
Feds retreat from claims 2011 election report f... [Published Hill Times - Mar 25 2014]
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Mark Penninga: The right to life should not be ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
In a recent column (‘Your Call, Friend’, Oct. 15), Matt Gurney argued that it is time for the Supreme Court to allow assisted suicide. But Mr. Gurney qualified his argument by stating that, “Any regime for assisted suicide that we may implement must ...
A. Alan Borovoy: Revisiting our anti-terrorism ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 15 2014]
On Oct. 15, 2001, the federal government introduced, and Parliament later enacted, a bill designed to beef up Canada’s defences against terrorism. The initiative was triggered by the September 11 terrorist attacks, which had occurred a few weeks earlier. ...
Websites defiantly flout publication ban in wid... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 30 2014]
In defiance of a Nova Scotia court ban on naming a high-profile child pornography victim, supporters have taken to the web to flout the measure, arguing that it does a disservice to the girl’s memory. Two U.S. news websites published the girl’s identity ...
Effective Defence Representation Critical in To... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 19 2014]
Canada's Sky-High Remand Rates Signal Need for Skilled LegalRepresentationTORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - A study recently released1 by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) reveals an"extensive" rise in pre-trial custody populations in Cana ...
Halifax rights complaint accuses Air Canada of ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
A Halifax man accuses Air Canada of repeatedly subjecting him to enhanced security procedures because he is black and Muslim, in a case that highlights the dangers to civil liberties posed by the controversial “no fly list.” Before any hearing, the ...
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