Subscribe: CCLA Rights Watch ... La veille sur les droits et libertés
http://www.ccla.org/rightswatch/?feed=rss2
Preview: CCLA Rights Watch ... La veille sur les droits et libertés

Rights Watch Blog | La veille sur les droits



A joint project of CCLA and Pro Bono Students Canada | Un projet de l’association canadienne des libertés civiles et Pro Bono Students Canada



Last Build Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:05:36 +0000

 



Charter Values Protect Film Criticizing Aquarium, For Now: BCCA

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 21:05:36 +0000

In Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre v. Charbonneau, a documentary had criticized the Aquarium for keeping cetaceans (whales and dolphins) in captivity, using several minutes of footage from inside the building. The Aquarium claims that...



Métis Student Calls for Return of Louis Riel Artifacts

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:56:53 +0000

University of Saskatchewan Métis law student, Jesse Donovan, is vocally calling for the return of all artifacts and possessions that once belonged to, or are historically associated with, Métis leader Louis Riel. In his advocacy,...



Cour européenne des droits de l’homme : la France condamnée

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:34:09 +0000

Le 16 novembre dernier, près de 8 après la mort de Mohamed Boukrourou, la Cour européenne des droits de l’homme a rendu un jugement en faveur de sa famille et condamne la France pour mauvais...



New Brunswick’ Unveils Strict New Legal Marijuana Legislation

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:55:27 +0000

The government of New Brunswick has recently introduced its provincial legislation for legal marijuana, and its policies are raising eyebrows. The new regulations provide for sale, public use, the legal age of consumption, and something...



Upcoming SCC Case Could Affect Access to Justice for Targets of Cyberviolence

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:48:04 +0000

On November 29, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal Haaretz.com, et al. v Goldhar. Haaretz.com is an online Israeli publication that published an article about Mr. Goldhar, a Canadian businessman and...



Bill to End Ontario College Strike Passes

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:40:38 +0000

On Sunday, the Liberal and Progressive Conservative MPPs joint forces to pass Bill 178, An Act to resolve the labour dispute between the College Employer Council and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, despite objections...



Justice Minister Halts Legal Aid Alberta’s Prepayment Plan

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:56:47 +0000

A recent announcement by Legal Aid Alberta has become a source of contention in the legal and political community. In September, a new policy was introduced in which clients of Legal Aid would need to...



Border Beers: More than just a Beer?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 03:05:15 +0000

In the previous Border Beers post a summation of the facts in R v Comeau were described as well as some of the issues surrounding the law Mr. Comeau has been accused of breaking. For...



Deuxième chance pour une famille d’El Salvador

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:04:37 +0000

Velasco Quinteros et Mme Argueta de Velasco, citoyens de l’El Salvador, auraient été victimes, ainsi que leurs deux filles Tatiana et Georgina, de menaces de mort et d’extorsion en El Salvador par la Mara Salvatrucha (la « Mara »), un gang...



Femmes et filles autochtones disparues et assassinées: le ministre Parsons émet un rapport intérimaire

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:54:56 +0000

Le 1er novembre dernier, le ministre de la justice et de la sécurité publique de Terre-Neuve, Andrew Parsons, a émis un rapport intérimaire. Celui-ci avait pour sujet l’enquête nationale sur les femmes et les filles...