Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Type: Organization
Name: Canadian Civil Liberties Association
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 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 ... ... [Published Canada NewsWire - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian internment remembered with 100 plaques across the country

@*@ SingleThis is the plaque to be unveiled in 100 locations across Canada on August 22nd, commemorating the internment of 8,579 people from 1914 to 1920.Photo Credit: courtesy of the UCCLA By Carmel Kilkenny | english@rcinet.caWednesday 6 August, 2014 ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

First World War internment camps a dark chapter in Canadian history

Though the main battles of the First World War were fought across the ocean, back in Canada, there were prisoners and casualties of another kind.In 1914, immigrants from Austria-Hungary, Germany and the other Central Powers were rounded up and locked ... [Published CTV News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The LINK Online (Sat. Aug 02, 2014)

This week your hosts are Lynn Desjardins, and Marc Montgomery.ListenWojtek Gwiazda is off this week and Terry Haig has been filling in.New prisoner holding cells are shown during a media tour of the The Toronto South Detention Centre in Toronto last October. ... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

P.E.I. rate of jailing before trial Canada's lowest

CBC  –A civil rights group calling for changes to how Canadian courts handle bail hearings says answers may be found on Prince Edward Island.The Canadian Civil Liberties Association released a study last week that shows more than half the inmates in provincial ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

New report shows shocking failures in justice system

@*@ SingleNew prisoner holding cells are shown during a media tour of the The Toronto South Detention Centre in Toronto last October. The facility is slated to open this fall.Photo Credit: Canadian Press / Nathan Denette By Terry Haig | english@rcine ... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Davis LLP Contributes to CCLA Paper on Canada's Bail System and Pre-trial Detention

, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) released the report Set Up to Fail: Bail and the Revolving Door of Pre-trial Detention, which questions the extensive rise in pre-trial custody populations and identifies the extreme personal and financial ... [Published Davis & Company LLP - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians

CBC News Thursday 24th July, 2014A young suspect was told in bail court he could be thrown in jail for refusing to make his bed at home -- one example of how unnecessary bail conditions are helping to clog up the provincial jail system with legally innocent ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 5 reports

Almost 70 per cent of Manitobans in custody not convicted: report

WINNIPEG – Manitoba has the highest number of people behind bars who haven’t been convicted of a crime, a new report from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the John Howard Society says.Innocent people across Canada are spending time in jail ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 6 reports

Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent Canadians

A young suspect was told in bail court he could be thrown in jail for refusing to make his bed at home — one example of how unnecessary bail conditions are helping to clog up the provincial jail system with legally innocent people, the Canadian Civil ... [Published CBC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bail system set up to punish innocent people with pretrial detention: report

, EDT.TORONTO - A new report says Canada's bail system is set up to punish innocent people because of an increasing use of pretrial detention.The Canadian Civil Liberties Association, an independent organization that promotes respect for human rights, ... [Published 1057 EZRrock - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

If You Don’t Know GOD, Don’t Make Stupid Remarks!

Got this message from a friend and thought I’d pass it on to all of you.A young Canadian paratrooper was taking some college courses between assignments. He had completed 3 tours of duty in Afghanistan. One of the courses had a professor who was an avowed ... [Published Amherst Times - Jul 21 2014]

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"Certainly if there is a desire or an appetite to work towards legislation, we'd be more than happy to be involved in that process."
"The sad part was that the anonymous tip was unfounded but the War Measures Act was in effect. The Ottoman Empire was an enemy of Canada -- these men were enemy aliens."
"Really they should be paying more attention to it in determining whether or not an accused is kept in custody. I don't think it's necessarily just a court issue, an awful lot of it has to do with the police, and generally speaking police are doing a very good job."
"In other provinces that we observed, there were just no surety releases" says Abby Deshman...

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Effective Defence Representation Critical in To... [Published Canada NewsWire - 22 hours ago]
Effective Defence Representation Critical in To... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 22 hours ago]
Halifax rights complaint accuses Air Canada of ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
Militarization and protests in North America – ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 15 2014]
Complaint withdrawn after Herald editor apologizes [Published Daily Xtra - Aug 12 2014]
Canada: Media should be allowed to interview ex... [Published Ifex - Aug 08 2014]
Canadian internment remembered with 100 plaques... [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 06 2014]
Police record checks under scrutiny in Ontario [Published CBC - Aug 04 2014]
First World War internment camps a dark chapter... [Published CTV News - Aug 04 2014]
The LINK Online (Sat. Aug 02, 2014) [Published Radio Canada International - Aug 02 2014]
Remembering Canada's First World War internment... [Published Brantford Expositor - Jul 31 2014]
P.E.I. rate of jailing before trial Canada's lo... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 29 2014]
New report shows shocking failures in justice s... [Published Radio Canada International - Jul 28 2014]
Reliance on sureties boosting Ontario remand nu... [Published Law Times - Jul 28 2014]
Canada’s broken bail system penalizes the most ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 28 2014]
Davis LLP Contributes to CCLA Paper on Canada's... [Published Davis & Company LLP - Jul 26 2014]
Six things to know about the comprehensive repo... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 25 2014]
Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 24 2014]
Almost 70 per cent of Manitobans in custody not... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 24 2014]
Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Provincial jails clogged with legally innocent ... [Published CBC - Jul 24 2014]
Why legally innocent Canadians are clogging up ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 24 2014]
Why are so many unconvicted Canadians behind bars? [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
Canada’s bail system slammed as costly, unfair [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 23 2014]
If crime is down, why are jails crammed with le... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 23 2014]
Canadas jails filled with innocent victims of r... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 23 2014]
Canada's bail system is broken and costly: Report [Published Sun News - Jul 23 2014]
Almost 70 % of Manitobans in custody not yet co... [Published CBC - Jul 23 2014]
Canada’s bail culture often unconstitutional, s... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 23 2014]
Thousands of accused people being needlessly de... [Published Carillon - Jul 23 2014]
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Effective Defence Representation Critical in To... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 22 hours ago]
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 ...
Six things to know about the comprehensive repo... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Jul 25 2014]
A comprehensive report on how Toronto police should deal with people in crisis, carried out by former Supreme Court justice Frank Iacobucci, carries 84 in-depth recommendations. Police Chief Bill Blair ordered the report last August after the killing ...
Court defends ’21st-century mobile castles’: U.... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 25 2014]
Police in the U.S. must have a warrant before they search an arrested person’s cellphone, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a decision observers say “bodes well” for a forthcoming ruling on digital search and seizure from Canada’s top court. ...
Cyberbullying law would let police ‘remotely ha... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jun 10 2014]
OTTAWA — The Harper government’s new cyberbullying legislation includes little-noticed provisions that would allow police to remotely gain entry to computers and track cellphone users’ movements, privacy experts warn. Bill C-13, being studied by the ...
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