I was spied on

The Canadian government has been spying on law abiding Canadians engaged in peaceful activities related to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project. In what The Guardian has called “unprecedented” sharing […]

A tough week for voting rights

Recently, the Ontario courts issued two important decisions affecting Canadians’ constitutionally protected right to vote. The decisions are troubling. Between them, the rulings will effectively disenfranchise over a million Canadian […]

Drug policy and human rights: concerns mounting

Last week, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network led a group of Canadian organizations, including the BCCLA, in making a submission to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human […]

Remembering Alan Borovoy, 1932-2015

With a twinkle in his eye, a sharp wit, and a fierce delight for argumentation, Alan Borovoy, O.C., LL.D., was one of Canada’s premier fighters for civil liberties and human […]