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Unit II:  Rights and Freedoms

In this unit, you will have an opportunity to explore human rights issues and legislation in Canada, including the Ontario Human Rights Code , the Canadian Human Rights Act, and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

The activities in this unit will give you the opportunity to learn about the historical development of civil liberties and human rights in Canada. You will learn about different types of rights, various pieces of Canadian rights legislation, and you will have the opportunity to learn about a variety of cases in dealing with rights and freedoms in Canadian legal history.

Source:  CLN 4U1 Course Profile

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