implied bill of rights


Retour sur la Déclaration des droits implicite [Revisiting the Implied Bill of Rights Theory]

In 1867, the Framers did not include a bill of rights in the Constitution Act. Canada’s constitutional bill of rights, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, would only be passed more than a hundred years later. Meanwhile, some judges sought to protect certain individual rights and freedoms, mainly freedom of expression, from undue legislative […] Read more