Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Country: Canada

The CCLA is a non-partisan, non-profit, non-governmental national organization that has been at the forefront of protecting fundamental freedoms and democratic life in Canada since 1964. The CCLA was constituted to promote respect for and observance of fundamental human rights and civil liberties and to defend and foster the recognition of those rights and liberties. Its major objectives include the promotion and legal protection of individual freedom and dignity against unreasonable invasion by public authority, and compliance with Canadian constitutional and international legal obligations within Canadian jurisdictions.