Keyword List

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

1 Guarantee of Rights and Freedoms (justification)
2 Fundamental Freedoms
2(a) Freedom of Conscience and Religion
2(b) Freedom of Thought, Belief, Opinion, and Expression, including Freedom of the Press and other Media of Communication
2(d) Freedom of Association
3 Democratic Rights
6 Mobility Rights
7-14 Legal Rights
11 Proceedings in Criminal and Penal Matters
15 Equality Rights
24 Enforcement
25-31 General
32 Application of Charter and Exception
33 Exception where Express Declaration (override provision)

Constitution Act, 1867

91-95 Distribution of Legislative Powers
96 Judicature

Constitution Act, 1982

35 Aboriginal Rights
38-49 Procedures for Amending the Constitution of Canada
52 Primacy of Constitution of Canada

Conflict of Laws

Hunt v. T&N plc, [1993] 4 S.C.R. 289 (plaintiff in B.C. seeking discovery of documents from Quebec defendants)

Abuse of Process

Blencoe v. British Columbia (Human Rights Commission), [2000] 2 S.C.R. 307 (Lengthy delay in processing sexual harassment complaints)


Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society 2012 SCC 45 (Standing)