Category Archives: OCLA Opinion Statements

OCLA statement on the notwithstanding clause controversy

Doug Ford, Harper gerrymandering, activist judgements, media blind spots, and freedom of expression Ontario Civil Liberties Association statement on the notwithstanding clause controversy (Ottawa, September 12, 2018) — The Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA) has expertise in the law of … Continue reading

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OCLA statement on #ReconnectAssange

The Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA) vigorously advocates for authentic and unqualified freedom of expression of individuals, on all topics and in every form, in accordance with the universal rights of freedom of expression and freedom of association. The OCLA … Continue reading

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OCLA Calls on the Government and Media to Exercise Calm, Reason and Objectivity

The OCLA has appealed to Canadian governments and media to “exercise calm, reason, and objectivity” in response to recent events which threaten civil liberties in Canadian society.  The OCLA’s call for sanity is posted online here.

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OCLA Report: Canadian defamation law is noncompliant with international law

Dr. Denis G. Rancourt has prepared a report for the OCLA entitled “Canadian defamation law is noncompliant with international law“. The report contains four sections: Part 1: Demonstration that Canadian defamation law is noncompliant with international law; Part 2:How defamation … Continue reading

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Position paper on institutional bias against pro-life campaigners in Ontario

The OCLA posted a position paper today about the institutional bias against pro-life campaigners in Ontario. The position paper can be read here.

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