June 30th, 2010

Captain Canuck

CBC News - The Globe and Mail - Macleans ...


Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

As pertinent to the arbitrary detaining of protesters and bystanders last weekend in Toronto:

2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms:
    (a) freedom of conscience and religion;
(b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication;
    (c) freedom of peaceful assembly; and
    (d) freedom of association.

7.  Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice.

8. Everyone has the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.

9. Everyone has the right not to be arbitrarily detained or imprisoned.

Taken directly from http://www.efc.ca/pages/law/charter/ [emphasis mine]