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Sources of Rights in Canada. Canada is admired around the world for the rights and freedoms that its citizens enjoy – United Nation human Development Index UN Human Dev. Index What rights or freedoms do you think are the most important for Canadians?

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Sources of rights in canada

Sources of Rights in Canada

  • Canada is admired around the world for the rights and freedoms that its citizens enjoy – United Nation human Development Index

    UN Human Dev. Index

  • What rights or freedoms do you think are the most important for Canadians?

  • Which one is absolutely the most important one?


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Sources of Rights in Canada

  • Examine the two examples below -- what is the main difference between the rights violations:

    A) A highly qualified engineer complains that a company chose not to hire him because he is a Muslim.

    B) A woman complains that the police searched her backpack in an unreasonable way and that the drug charges against her should not apply because her rights were violated.


Sources of rights in canada

Sources of Rights in Canada

Chapter 4

The Charter of Rights protects Canadians from unreasonable laws and actions by government

ie. arrest, search

The Rights of

Canadian Citizens

Human Rights Acts in each province protect Canadians from discrimination by other citizensie) hiring, firing, renting

Chapter 5


Sources of rights in canada

Testers: Identify the Source – Human Rights or Charter Rights?

  • . A 20 year-old man complains that insurance companies discriminate against young males by charging higher fees for insurance.

  • . A woman complains that new federal laws regulating medicinal marijuana affect her right to security of her body; and limit her right to live pain free.

  • . A family complains that a landlord chose not to rent them an apartment because of their ethnicity.

  • . The Supreme Court rules that abortion laws infringe on the rights of women to have “security of the person” and the law is struck down.


Developments in human rights in canada

Developments in Human Rights in Canada

  • Turn to page 78-79 in your law textbook and examine the wavy timeline across the bottom

  • Make a T chart and record your three MOST positive developments and your three MOST negative developments

Negative Developments

Positive Developments


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