Online Exhibit for 25th Anniversary of the Charter

2007 will mark the 25th anniversary of the Constitution Act, 1982 which entrenched Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Library and Archives Canada has put together an online exhibition Building a Just Society: A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms for which it has “invited a number of individual Canadians to contribute their personal thoughts and thought-provoking commentary on this vital section of our Constitution.”

The contributions are from The Honourable Mr. Justice Michel Bastarache of the Supreme Court of Canada, poet George Elliott Clarke, environmentalist Severn Cullis-Suzuki, the former Premier of Alberta Peter Lougheed, civil libertarian Julius Grey, and Moslem feminist author and journalist Irshad Manji.

Cross-posted to Library Boy.

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