The Charter guarantees broad equality rights as well as fundamental freedoms, democratic rights, mobility rights, legal rights and language rights. It applies to all government action, meaning to the provincial legislatures and Parliament, and to everything done under their authority. This means that governments must take the Charter into account in developing all laws and policies.
A Citizens’ Hearing Live Streaming Event. The response to Covid-19 has impacted Canadians in unimaginable ways. Many of us are questioning the actions taken over the