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- Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- The Charter establishes the rights and freedoms Canadians believe are necessary in a free and democratic society.
- Canadian Human Rights Commission
- The Canadian Human Rights Commission administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and ensures compliance with the Employment Equity Act.
- Canadian Human Rights Act
- Supreme Court of Canada
- The Supreme Court of Canada is Canada's final court of appeal for both individuals and governments.
- Disability Rights in Canada: A Virtual Museum
- This virtual exhibit offers a look into the history of the disability rights movement in Canada and how it changed the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Jim Derksen views inaccessible York Street Steps in Ottawa. CCD intervened in the Brown Case, which challenged an inadequate accommodation developed for the Steps.
The Latimer case directly concerned the rights of persons with disabilities. Mr. Latimer's view was that a parent has the right to kill a child with a disability if that parent decides the child's quality of life no longer warrants its continuation. CCD explained to the court and to the public how that view threatens the lives of people with disabilities and is deeply offensive to fundamental constitutional values. Learn more.