In memory of Elayne Shapray

We wish to share with our friends and supporters a few words about a tireless advocate, and our friend, Elayne Shapray. Volunteer, activist, spokesperson, and indomitable spirit. Born on Sept. […]

Victory: deportation is not entertainment

In 2013 the BCCLA joined a coalition of impacted families, human rights groups and community organizers advocating for the cancellation of the “Border Security” reality TV show. Today, we are celebrating […]

Art for a Cause

  In 2014, the BC Civil Liberties Association honoured one outspoken voice with a Liberty award for Excellence in the Arts for her refusal to sit idly by while her work […]

RELEASE: BCCLA reacts to the passage of Bill C-51

Micheal Vonn, Policy Director at the BC Civil Liberties Association, reacted today to the passage of Bill C-51, the so-called “anti-terrorism bill” by Canada’s Senate. ““We are deeply disappointed to […]