Respectful Me, Respectful You: Discrimination, Harassment and Human Rights – Educator’s Manual

This resource provides background information for teachers and activities on human rights, the Charter, discrimination, bullying and harassment and … [Read more...]

Introduction to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (a 2-part powerpoint with audio)

Part 1 of this power point with audio gives an overview of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms since its beginning. It discusses what the Charter is … [Read more...]

The Centre for Constitutional Studies

The Centre for Constitutional Studies has a variety of articles that can be used as background information. The content can be used as supplementary … [Read more...]

The Notwithstanding Clause: A Classroom Debate Lesson Plan

Students will research and debate the use of the notwithstanding clause in the Canadian charter. Students will support or criticize the use of the … [Read more...]

Constitutional Timeline with Terms and Concepts Lesson Plan

Students will create a chronology of the events, key terms, and concepts related to Canada's constitutional history between the late 1960s to … [Read more...]

A Classroom Constitution Lesson Plan

Students will gain an understanding of the process of framing a constitution by developing a constitution for their classroom. In small groups … [Read more...]

R v Askov

The trial of Askov and three co-accused was delayed for 4 years following their arrest. The charge for these four people was conspiracy to commit … [Read more...]

A.C. et al v Director of Child and Family Services

This landmark case focuses on the medical treatment of blood transfusions for a 14 year old girl. The teenager and her parents refused … [Read more...]

Landmark Cases: R.v.Patrick – Is Garbage Private?

Through the study of this landmark case students will explore questions about what level of privacy Canadian citizens are entitled to and under what … [Read more...]

Regina v Morgentaler

January 28, 2008 was the 20th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark decision to legalize medical abortion in Canada. Dr. Morgantaler … [Read more...]

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