Marian Botsford Fraser's Acting for Freedom: Fifty Years of Civil Liberties in Canada PDF

By Marian Botsford Fraser

The Canadian Civil Liberties organization celebrates its 50th anniversary with this review of its activities--sometimes quiet and infrequently strident--as a watchdog and defend for Canadians and their rights as electorate. via a sequence of discussions and interviews, an image of Canada over the past half-century evolves.
From the constitution of Freedoms to existence and demise issues comparable to abortion and the demise penalty via to public protection vs. the proper to privateness, and a glance ahead into matters about the subsequent fifty years, comes an image of Canadian society, earlier and current. this can be a interesting examine civil rights, of which many Canadians might be unaware or take for granted--until they're wanted on a private point.
Illustrated with political cartoons and photographs.

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