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This is the broadcast of PM Pierre Trudeau public statement on the enactment of the War Measures Act during the October Crisis, 1970.

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This is a photograph of the first page of the Order-in-Council that recommended the establishment of the North-West Mounted Police (which would later become the RCMP). The recommendation was made by the Minister of Justice, and was approved two days…

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This is a a photograph of an RCMP officer silhouetted against the Rocky Mountains

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This is a photograph of police at the G20 protests in Toronto taken as the police were advancing on protesters. The protesters had gathered just south of Queens Park, Toronto, which had been designated a "Free Speech Zone". Police, however, ordered…

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This is a photograph of Cheri DiNovo, who performed the first legal same-sex marriage registered in Canada in 2001.

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This Supreme Court of Canada decision addresses the Open Court Principle in the context of a judicial investigative hearing pursuant to s. 83.28 of the Canadian Criminal Code. The case involved an accused person related to the Air India bombing case.…

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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This is a photograph of a stained glass window in Toronto's City Hall

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This is a photograph of the interior of Canada's Supreme Court of Canada in 1890. At this time, the Supreme Court of Canada was not the highest court in Canada. Decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada could be appealed to the Judicial Committee of…

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This notice appeared as an advertisement in Halifax in 1873. In the advertisement, the government of Canada sought twenty young men for service in the North West Mounted Police. The men were required to be of good character, single, between the…

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This photo captures officers of the North-West Mounted Police at Fort Macleod, circa 1886.

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This photograph shows signage outside the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, ON.

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This photograph shows signage outside the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, ON.

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This image shows King John signing the Magna Carta in 1215. The Magna Carta is considered to be the first declaration in Western history to impose the rule of law.

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G20 RIOTS SAT 26 JUNE 2010 - Burning police cruiser at the intersection of Bay and King Streets in the heart of Toronto's Financial District

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This photograph captures people gathered at an airport to welcome the first refugees to arrive from Syria in Canada following ongoing civil war and a major civilian crisis in Syria. Syrians were welcome with signs in both English and Arabic.

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This photograph captures Idle No More protesters marching along Government Street in Victoria on December 21, 2012.

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This photograph captures Idle No More protesters marching along Government Street in Victoria on December 21, 2012.

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This is a photograph of the late leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, Jack Layton, in a media scrum outside a campaign rally at the Kent Street legion in Ottawa, Canada.

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This image features a collection of quotes that are presented in the shape of a maple leaf, with red borders, as a way to replicate to Canadian flag. The quotes all pertain to key Canadian legal values.
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