Know Your Rights Guide to Protesting

Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA)

If you’re planning any protesting, marching, or demonstrating, be safe, be careful, and know your rights. Click here to download a 1-page pdf that outlines your rights and responsibilities at protests in Canada.

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This Canadian resource includes information on the constitutional right to protest under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, what to do before going to protest events, in encounters with law enforcement, if you are arrested, if you feel your rights have been violated, and on the issue of the use of photography and video.