Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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    thought of as being a democratic county where freedom of speech is naturally given to everyone. However, during situations of opposing views and national conflicts, a very common question rises – are Canadian citizens actually free to speak without limitations? In On Liberty, John Stuart Mill explores the limitations and regulations on freedom of speech and formulates a theory that the intervention of government would result in degeneration of freedom of speech for citizens. However, in the…

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    Canada would not be the country it is today without the phenomenal achievements of numerous historical figures. Throughout history there have been many Canadians who have impacted both Canada and the world with their many significant contributions. Former Prime Minister, Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Tommy Douglas, a former social democratic politician, are two leaders that stood out in the social and political progression of Canada. Justin Trudeau on the other hand, the current Prime Minister and…

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    Gosselin Case Study

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    In this case (Gosselin vs Quebec) we witness one of the first poverty cases under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to reach the Supreme Court of Canada. Gosselin not only representing herself in this case, but also representing a class of social assistance recipients. Those social assistance recipients below the age of 30 are heavily misunderstood and the majority, stipulates a negative stigma toward those within that class. It is through this evident stereotype we see unpersuasive…

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    Even though the Charter of Rights and Freedoms was created to resolve these and many other problems we have in society, it still doesn’t seem to support all the issues that women still face. Women do not feel safe, secure and protected in the choices that they make in society because their rights and freedoms under the Charter of Rights are not consistent or stringently enforced. Women are still truly not viewed as equals in society. I don’t think that the Charter of Rights and Freedoms…

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    culturally, international conflict and human rights is an important theme to study. Often young adults have little knowledge regarding this topic; however, since being informed helps one to be a valuable citizen, further education is crucial. Examining my knowledge on the topic of international conflict and human rights forces me to question why I remain in a state of unawareness, and what new concepts I must strive to learn. International conflict and human rights may be a complex topic, but it…

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    Charter Of Rights Analysis

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    form The Bill of Rights in 1960, which is Canada’s first legal document to outline the rights and freedoms and protection and interests of individuals. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms, forms the first part of Canada’s Constitution Act of 1982. The Charter guarantees individuals with rights and protections, such as freedom or religion. Freedom of expression, equality rights, language rights etc... Similarly, to the Bill of rights, the CCRF (Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms) offers…

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    recent years, spanking and use of physical discipline towards a child has not only been a hotly debated issue in parenting but in Canadian politics and law as well. For centuries physical acts such as spanking, slapping and grabbing have been popular ways to discipline children, but does that mean such abuse should be justified? Amidst numerous recognition of the rights of children by advocates and the government to monumental societal changes regarding parental discipline, correctional violence…

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    and culture and make it their own through the rights of the multiculturalism policy in Canada. Diversity within communities provides opportunity to engage with multiple ethnic groups which can lead to stronger communication between countries which can increase economic growth. By creating connections with multiple cultures, it can open opportunity to new alliances and trade agreements. Furthermore, by providing immigrants opportunity to become Canadian citizens, it will motivate incoming…

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    welfare institutions. In chapter 11, “Deconstructing Hybrid Spaces: Internationally Educated Nurses of Colour in Canada” by Nadia Prendergast it talks about educated nurses of colour not having the opportunity to have a leadership position among Canadian nursing. This exclusion of colour does bring trouble under the health and wellbeing and is being affected. In this essay I’m going to explain what the main arguments are in both chapters…

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    like if feminists hadn’t existed? Second wave feminism was the most influential wave of the three achieving the following three main goals; ending discrimination in the workplace, lessening sexual exploitation/sexual abuse, and gaining reproductive rights. It is defined as a period of feminist activity that first began in the early 1960s and lasted through the 1980s. The struggle women faced with discrimination was extremely evident as 14 people were slaughtered, and 13 injured in Montreal.…

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