Dec. 4, 2018: Donald Best receives the 2018 OCLA Civil Liberties Award
Sep. 12, 2018: OCLA statement on the notwithstanding clause controversy
Apr. 20, 2018: OCLA statement on #ReconnectAssange
Dec. 4, 2018: "Detective turned whistle-blower wins civil liberties award" Ottawa Citizen
Nov. 20, 2018: "No complaints to patient ombudsman on armband policies" London Free Press
Sep. 13, 2018: Interview re: Ontario's use of the notwithstanding clause The Craig Needles Show
Sep. 12, 2018: "Ottawa homeowner fighting condo development with constitutional challenge" Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Aug. 9, 2018: "How the Saudi-Canada feud is playing out in Arab media" VICE News
Category Archives: OCLA Opinion Statements
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
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
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.