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The Canadian Bill of Rights

Title

The Canadian Bill of Rights

Subject

Canada
religion, Jehovah's witnesses
Civil Rights
Bill of Rights

Description

This document is an illustrated text of the Canadian Bill of Rights, which preceded the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Canadian Bill of Rights committed the federal government "the recognition and protection of human rights and freedoms". This Bill was signed into law under Prime John Diefenbaker's government in 1960.

Creator

Canada (government)

Source

Library and Archives Canada

Publisher

Canada (government)
Library and Archives Canada: http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=225288

Date

July 1, 1960

Contributor

Julius Grey, "The Charter: Its Achievements and Its Detractors" Library and Archives Canada, online: http://collectionscanada.gc.ca/pam_archives/index.php?fuseaction=genitem.displayItem&lang=eng&rec_nbr=225288

Rights

Public domain
Library and Archives Canada
Canada (Government)

Format

image file/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

MIKAN no. 225288

Original Format

image file/jpeg
paper
text

Files

Canadian bill of rights.jpg

Citation

Canada (government), “The Canadian Bill of Rights,” Exhibits, accessed June 20, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2294.