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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Religion ISU
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Kristen Keisha

on 13 December 2010

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Transcript of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Fundamental Freedoms Democratic Rights DEMOCRATIC RIGHTS OF CITIZENS
MAXIMUM DURATION OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES
ANNUAL SITTING OF LEGISLATIVE BODIES
Mobility Rights RIGHT TO MOVE AND GAIN LIVELIHOOD
LIMITATION
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS Legal Rights LIFE, LIBERTY AND SECURITY OF PERSON
SEARCH OR SEIZURE
DETENTION OR IMPRISONMENT
ARREST OR DETENTION
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL AND PENAL MATTERS
TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT
SELF-INCRIMINATION
INTERPRETER Equality Rights EQUALITY BEFORE AND UNDER LAW AND EQUAL PROTECTION AND BENEFIT OF LAW
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS Official Languages of Canada OFFICIAL LANGUAGES OF CANADA
ENGLISH AND FRENCH LINGUISTIC COMMUNITES IN NEW BRUNSWICK
PROCEEDINGS IN PARLIAMENT
PARLIAMENTARY STATUTES AND RECORDS
PROCEEDINGS IN COURTS ESTABLISHED BY PARLIAMENT
COMMUNICATIONS BY PUBLIC WITH FEDERAL INSTITUTIONS
CONTINUATION OF EXISTING CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS
RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES PRESERVED


Minority Language
Educational Rights "Canadians" The Canadian Charter, for all.. Citizens
Immigrants
Permanent/Longterm residents Case Study "Human beings are created in the image and likeness of God"
- Genesis 1: 26-27 "Rich and poor have this in common: the LORD is the maker of them all"
- Proverbs 22:2 God created us as intelligent beings
Freedom is the power, rooted in reason and will, to act or not to act
By free will, we shape our own lives a) Freedom of conscience and religion
b) Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication
c) Freedom of peaceful assembly
d) Freedom of association Abortion Morgentaler case, 1973 & 1975
S. 7 of the Canadian Charter
Daigle V. Tremblay case, 1989
Fetal Rights Issue The Charter: Catholic Teaching: Human life must be protected from moment of conception
From existance, they have rights of a person
Church has affirmed moral evil of abortion
- Catechism of the Catholic Church #2270, 2271 1963 - Pope John XXIII The right to live and be respected
The right to express culture and faith
Economic Rights
The right to be social and take active part in public Life Spread the energies of The Gospel and Christian spirit
Economic activity is necessary
Avoid descouragement 1971 Pope Paul VI Catechism of the Catholic Church #1730, 1731 Conclusion Peace on Earth A Call to Action How It Works prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, origin, religion, gender, age etc.
Protects you from discrimination in actions taken by governments , and gov. Agencies.
Protects basic rights of all canadians
makes sure our justice system is fair and equal
protects the 5th commandment Who Is In Charge &
How It Is Financed Justice System
Canadian Government By: Andrew Baduria & Kristen McIntosh The 1950: European Convention of the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1960: Canadian Bill of Rights 1948: Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1980: Canadian government sets up a Charter committee 1966: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights were big influences April 17, 1982: Queen Elizabeth II signed the Canada Act LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
CONTINUITY OF LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION
APPLICATION WHERE NUMBERS WARRANT
General ABORIGINAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS NOT AFFECTED BY CHARTER
OTHER RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS NOT AFFECTED BY CHARTER
MULTICULTURAL HERITAGE
RIGHTS GUARANTEED EQUALLY TO SEXES
RIGHTS RESPECTING CERTAIN SCHOOLS PRESERVED
APPLICATION TO TERRITORIES AND TERRITORIAL AUTHORITIES
LEGISLATIVE POWERS NOT EXTENDED
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