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: OCLA Opinion Statements
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.
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
The OCLA posted a position paper today about the institutional bias against pro-life campaigners in Ontario. The position paper can be read here.
On August 27, 2013, The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services for Ontario made the announcement that the province will now permit all frontline police officers to use tasers. The government’s announcement comes in the wake … Continue reading