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Release: OCLA statement on the hiring of third-party psychiatrists and psychologists to opine on the dangerousness of individuals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ONTARIO CIVIL LIBERTIES ASSOCIATION POSITION STATEMENT AND INVITATION TO VICTIMS The widespread practice of hiring third-party psychiatrists and psychologists to opine on the dangerousness of individuals is repugnant in a free and democratic society, OCLA (Ottawa, … Continue reading

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Communiqué : ALCO prend position sur la pratique consistant à faire appel à des tiers psychiatres et psychologues pour juger de la dangerosité des individus

La pratique généralisée consistant à faire appel à des tiers psychiatres et psychologues pour juger de la dangerosité des individus est répugnante dans une société libre et démocratique, ALCO (Ottawa, le 23 octobre 2018) – Il est devenu courant en … Continue reading

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Release: Facebook purge of political content is a fundamental assault against democracy

(Ottawa — October 13, 2018) The Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA) is concerned that Facebook has actuated a massive purge of accounts that feature independent journalism and political content, for the reasons given of alleged spamming, profit seeking, misrepresentation of … Continue reading

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Ottawa developer ordered by LPAT to complete a Phase-I environmental site assessment

PDF document of this post: LINK. SUMMARY: The Committee of Adjustment (COA) of the City of Ottawa has been disregarding provincial environmental protection law and policy in approving triplexes and other buildings by so-called “minor variance applications” in Old Ottawa … Continue reading

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Final submissions in the constitutional challenge against Ontario’s vague bylaw variance law

The OCLA is providing legal research support in Dr. Hadi Salmasian’s constitutional appeal against section 45(1) of Ontario’s Planning Act. The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) appeal no. PL180613 will be heard and is open to the public here: 10:00 … Continue reading

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