Jul. 26, 2017: Petition to defend the civil rights of Kevin Johnston
May 2, 2017: "Why Defend Civil Liberties?" Guest presentation at Got-Law? Mini-course at Carleton U
Dec. 29, 2016: OCLA's 2016 Year in Review
12 sep 2017 : L'urgence de réformer le système carcéral en Ontario ICI Radio-Canada
Aug. 21, 2017: "OCLA says free speech is in danger"
The John Oakley Show
Aug. 13, 2017: "Restaurateur sues two for defamation after being accused of links to extremism" The Globe and Mail
Aug. 11, 2017: "What Happens When An Anti-Muslim Internet Personality Begins To Face Consequences" CanadaLand
Aug. 4, 2017: "Don’t outlaw hateful speech, counter it: Editorial" Toronto Star
Aug. 1, 2017: "OCLA starts petition to defend the free speech rights of Kevin Johnston" The John Oakley Show
Jul. 31, 2017: "OCLA petition says hate charge against Kevin Johnston 'systemically political'" Toronto Star
Jul. 31, 2017: "Christie Blatchford: The danger to individual Canadians who won't toe the party line"
Jul. 28, 2017: "OCLA petition says hate charge against Kevin Johnston 'systemically political'" Mississauga.com
Apr. 5, 2017: "RCMP acknowledges using phone trackers to collect Canadians’ cellular details" Toronto Star
Mar. 13, 2017: "Curfew and internet ban for B.C. man convicted of online hate against Jewish people" CBC News
Jan. 5, 2017: "At Least Nine Ontario Police Agencies Helped Deploy Secret Surveillance Gear" Motherboard
Category Archives: Letters
Update: Response from Minister Goodale dated March 2, 2016. The OCLA has written to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Hon. Ralph Goodale, asking him to stay deportation proceedings against Mohamed Harkat. The letter is posted at the … Continue reading
The OCLA’s intervention letter to the Honourable Mr. Justice Butler of the Supreme Court of British Columbia was sent today. The letter is posted at the URL here, and on Scribd (see below):
The OCLA sent the following letter to NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair today, regarding freedom of speech for party candidates, in the context of the NDP’s decision to drop Morgan Wheeldon and Jerry Natanine as candidates because of their opinions regarding the … Continue reading
Last summer, the OCLA wrote to Rear Admiral Jennifer Bennet, Chief Reserves and Cadets of National Defence expressing concerns over sweeping searches of youth participants in Canada’s cadet summer camp programs. The OCLA’s letter was covered in the Ottawa Citizen. … Continue reading
The OCLA’s letter to PEN Canada regarding the Censorship Tracker website and the case of Mr. Arthur Topham is embedded below and posted online here.