March 12, 2021
Detention outside of the rule of law is a clear and deeply concerning violation of constitutional rights. CCLA welcomes the news that the order is no longer in effect. An emergency is a perilous time for civil liberties. Emergency powers are extensive – but they are limited – limited by law and by the Canadian constitution. CCLA will continue to fight for civil liberties in Thunder Bay and across all of Canada as required.
Read the February 8 class order here.
About the Canadian Civil Liberties Association
The CCLA is an independent, non-profit organization with supporters from across the country. Founded in 1964, the CCLA is a national human rights organization committed to defending the rights, dignity, safety, and freedoms of all people in Canada.
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