Your Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Foreword

This booklet is published by the Human Rights Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage. Its aim is to increase understanding of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and to heighten awareness of its importance in our daily lives.

Note: The discussion is for explanatory purposes only, and should not be taken as legal interpretation of the provisions of the Charter.

Human Rights Program
Department of Canadian Heritage
25 Eddy Street (15-11-B)
Hull, QC K1A 0M5
Telephone: (819) 994-3458
Fax: (819) 994-5252
E-mail: droits-rights@pch.gc.ca

© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2003
Catalogue No. S2-215/2003
ISBN: 0-662-67507-x

Contents

Part I - An Overview of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Part II - The Contents of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Further Reading

Where to Obtain Information about Human Rights