Civil Liberties

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False Security

The Radicalization of Canadian Anti-Terrorism

On 20 October 2014, a terrorist drove his car into two members of the Canadian Armed Forces, killing Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. Two days later, another terrorist murdered Corporal Nathan … ; 633 View

Freedom of Conscience and Religion

When the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was enacted in 1982, the first of its fundamental freedoms seemed less significant and less interesting than many of its other rights. However, … 239 View

Gay Marriage

The Story of a Canadian Social Revolution

A history of the fight for same-sex marriage in Canada. Few issues have dominated recent Canadian politics like the legalization of same-sex marriage. As a political correspondent for The … ; 312 View

International Human Rights Law

The last fifty years have witnessed the development of a global system of human rights promotion and protection. Canada has played a significant role in its growth and will likely continue to do … ; 651 View

The Court and the Charter

This companion volume to The Court and the Constitution focuses specifically on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It features 36 cases that each include a concise introduction that provides … ; ; ; 451 View


Travels Along the Barricades

Winner, Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Nonfiction, and City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize Shortlisted, Dolman Travel Book Award Longlisted, … 288 View

Whose Streets?

The Toronto G20 and the Challenges of Summit Protest

In June 2010 activists opposing the G20 meeting held in Toronto were greeted with arbitrary state violence on a scale never before seen in Canada. Whose Streets? is a combination of testimonials … 256 View

From: Whose Streets?

In 2010 G20 leaders met in Toronto to pursue an agenda of bailouts and austerity measures. Unsurprisingly, thousands of people gathered in Toronto for ten days of action to oppose these … ; 15 $1.50 Add

Foreword by Hon. Martin Cauchon and Introduction by author

From: Gay Marriage

From the decriminalization of homosexuality, the charter of rights and freedoms, same-sex couple adoption and the fight for marriage eqality this briefly outlines the underlying history of the … ; 7 $0.70 Add


From: The Court and the Charter

Introduction to the key cases related to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. ; ; ; 21 $2.10 Add


The Wall Disease

From: Walls

The author introduces the book and the history and concept of wall-building, and how this practice has served humanity and served to cement discord and divisions. 7 $0.70 Add


From: Freedom of Conscience and Religion

Overview of the topics covered in the book. 8 $0.80 Add


From: False Security

Legal analyses of various aspects of Canadian national security law expressed in Bill C-51. ; 8 $0.80 Add

Blazing the Trail

From: Gay Marriage

Provides a time-line of the fight for Marriage eqality in Canada from the 1970s through to the passing of Bill C-23 in 2000 which recognized same-sex common-law unions ; 27 $2.70 Add

Building a Protest Convergence

The Toronto Community Mobilization Network

From: Whose Streets?

This chapter discusses how the Toronto Community Mobilization Network started preparing, months ahead of time, for oppositional events during the G20 meetings. 14 $1.40 Add

Dilemmas in National Security Law

From: National Security Law

Explores the pertinent dilemmas that exist in national security law, particularly focusing on the balance between national security and other fundamental rights, the question of democratic … 5 $0.50 Add