¬¬¬Canada is known worldwide, as a multi-cultured and accepting society¬¬¬. Canada is recognized as understanding of all genders, races, ages, sex orientations, and all religions. Canada shows this acceptance in the collective morals of society, but also in the legal system. However not every country is like Canada. Canada is a democracy so the belief is in being equal and fair, thus Canada put these beliefs into effect by creating the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms using the Equality Rights section.
A country 's culture can be seen as interchangeable with identity; in Canada there is evidence of American culture everywhere. Canada can be seen as a civic nation because Canadians come from many different backgrounds but choose to live together under similar political beliefs and values.This has allowed Canadian culture to be very diverse. In spite of this diverseness majority of the culture comes from the U.S. Most movies, T.V. shows, magazines, and radio content was made in the
Canada as a whole has a broader legal system, than a narrow legal system where democracy has very little importance. The “Living Tree” approach versus strict construction set in the constitution act (1867) paved the path for the major issues we still address today. Without the “Living Tree” approach in Canada’s legal system, we would not have the broad points of view we on major issues we face today. Canada is able to over come many boundaries the country faces everyday and because of the “Living Tree” approach to the legal system in Canada, the country us able to improve the legal system to become one of the best legal systems in the
How does the Canadian Charter Of Rights And Freedoms protect Canadians as individuals? Many Canadians know that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is part of Canada’s Constitution. The Charter protects every Canadian’s right to be treated equally under the law. The Charter guarantees, for all Canadians, Fundamental Freedoms, Mobility Rights and Legal Rights. Under the Charter in the section entitled Fundamental Freedoms”, Canadians have the right and freedom to express their own opinions, choose their own religion, to organize peaceful meetings and demonstrations and also the freedom to associate with any person or group.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is an effective tool to ensure and maintain a just society as it protects the innocence of people, protects and ensures past laws and states fundamental freedoms, all of which work to create a thriving society. Before the Charter, many people may argue that Canada was a free and democratic country. Canadians had the freedom of expression, equality and the principles of fundamental justice. What changed with the creation of the Charter was that rights and freedoms were given constitutional status, and judges were given the power to strike down laws that infringed on them. In 1982, most Canadians agreed that the introduction of the Charter was going to monumental.
The statue of Westminster granted full legal freedom and established Canada as an independent nation. Events were also branching out towards Quebec, such as the FLQ as well as the quiet revolution who wanted the french influence to be national. Not all conditions were met and if they were, then it would’ve been possible that english would not be considered as a national language. Likewise there would not have been much diversity in a cultural aspect. Despite everything that the country had gone through we would have been robbed of our social freedom and
This moment that guarantees freedom can truly tell “I am a Canadian.”. Finally, the same opportunities should always be given. Even if they were not born in Canada; however, their legitimate rights are legally guaranteed; therefore, there should not be excluded and they should be able to choose whatever they
By the 1914 no one could believe what Canada was actually capable of, people started thinking that Canada’s was expanding and succeeding on the western/advance grounds. Canada was powerful and strong enough that it was one of the members to sign the Treaty of Versailles, which lead it in to the league of nations and Canada had become a Virtual independence colony. Towards the end of war Canada introduces taxes, profit taxes and other government services like that for the people still at back home. Another representing moment for Canada when it started producing basic equipment of the modern trench warfare, Canada started getting involved in shipping for countless shells overseas including aircrafts, ships, trucks and other weaponry rolled off the lines. Canadian farmers and miners shipped their products overseas for a good price.
The federal government has done so, very much to help our beautiful country of Canada. They have given us rights and freedoms, safety and security and most of all a great country to live in. But I am not here to tell you how supposedly great the government is; I am here to inform you on how the government’s actions have affected us as Canadian citizens. Canada’s government was founded in 1867 under the Constitution Act. From then until now, has the government improved our land, or slowly destroyed it?
On the other hand, Civil rights include certain basic rights and freedoms like right to privacy, right to free speech, right to marry, right to vote and so on that are identified in the bill of rights. This is the responsibility of every institutions of the national government to safeguard the rights of citizens, the United State Supreme Court holds the great power in decision making process and controlling civil rights and civil liberties in American government. Supreme Court has ruled on them in several occasions. According to the book ‘We the
Canada has many factors that cause it to be the strong and independent country it is and is seen as today. The cold war is a factor that shaped Canada’s independence and why people see Canada as such a strong country. Canada joins the U.N( United Nations). The U.N was created Oct 24, 1945. The U.N is an organization of countries that work together to prevent war, improve living conditions in other countries, defend human rights etc.
12 Dec. 2016. In conclusion, Newfoundland made the right decision in joining Confederation. This was because of Canada delivering on its promise to provide Newfoundland with family allowance, and investing in roads and infrastructure projects, and relieving the debts of the province. Newfoundlands decision of joining confederation ultimately shaped it into the successful province that it is today. I personally believe that we would not be saying the same had it not joined with Canada, which illustrates the true extent to which Newfoundlanders enjoyed prosperity
The creation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms can be considered Trudeau’s most highly acknowledged accomplishment in his years as prime minister, giving Canada its current reputation of freedom and diversity. Trudeau wanted this charter to protect individual rights by preventing laws that unfairly discriminate or that belittle the essential human rights. It states that every Canadian receives the rights and freedoms which no government can expel regardless of race, gender or religion. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms that Trudeau wanted for the people of Canada was finally passed on April 17, 1982. Trudeau pledged to bring home a new constitution with charter of rights (Sauerwein).