Canadian Charter of Rights Decisions Digest

Charter Infrigements at G20 in Toronto:

Sec.2(b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication;
Sec.2(c) freedom of peaceful assembly; and
Sec.2(d) freedom of association.

Sec.7. Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice.

Sec.8. Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.

Sec.9. Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned.

Sec.10. Everyone has the right on arrest or detention
Sec.10(a) to be informed promptly of the reasons therefor;
Sec.10(b) to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right; and
Sec.10(c) to have the validity of the detention determined by way of habeas corpus and to be released if the detention is not lawful.

Sec.11. Any person charged with an offence has the right
Sec.11(a) to be informed without unreasonable delay of the specific offence;
Sec.11(e) not to be denied reasonable bail without just cause;

Sec.12. Everyone has the right not to be subjected to any cruel and unusual treatment or punishment.

Sec.14. A party or witness in any proceedings who does not understand or speak the language in which the proceedings are conducted or who is deaf has the right to the assistance of an interpreter.

Sec.15. (1) Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability.

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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