Canadian Human Rights 1914-1950

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Canadian human rights 1914-1950 The right to speak, the right to work, the right to be equal, the right to say “no” to discrimination, and the right that everyone should have in the society today! This includes the right to express opinions about the government, or to have protection from harm both mentally or physically. We, the people living in Canada, should be proud that Canadians have inspired human rights since 1914 by for example allowing women to vote, removing all laws that allows discrimination, and improving human rights Law in Canada to protect our rights . The year 1914 - 1918 was a great improvement for women’s rights and female suffrage all over the world as well as in Canada due to world war I. we all know that back in the…show more content…
it is One of the most significant developments made for the protection of human rights in Canada. It went into force starting from April 17, 1982. The Charter was entrenched in the Canadian Constitution because of the Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau. the Charter was passed and it went into force the charter was recognized all over the world as a model of protecting the rights and freedoms of its citizens .The Charter of Rights And Freedoms, contains the rights and freedoms that Canadians believe are essential in a free and democratic country.(C,C Canada) They have been used in the Constitution law as a way of making sure that they give every single citizen the best protection under the human rights law. The Laws in the Charter also includes freedom of expression, the right to a democratic government ,the right to live and to seek employment anywhere in Canada ,legal rights of persons accused of crimes ,Aboriginal peoples' rights and etc.(C.C.Canada). Charter of rights were not the only Law in canada, that protects our right. Another Law that the government made were provincial humans rights code, different provinces have different names for it. For example in Ontario there’s The Ontario Humans Right Code to protect people's rights in Ontario. it went in force in 1962 and it’s protected ground are Age ,Ancestry, colour, race ,Citizenship ,Ethnic origin ,Place of origin ,Creed ,Disability ,Family status and Marital.(OHRC) As we can see since the 1914s the government had made many improvement on the laws protecting our rights and freedoms as a canadian citizen in

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