Monthly Archives: November 2011

Unity in Diversity: That’s Canadian Multiculturalism and it Works

Multiculturalism is an inherent feature of Canadian society. Arguably, the contours for multicultural Canada are found in the early days of our country’s history. The pre-eminent political leaders of pre-Confederation Canada, John A. Macdonald and George Etienne Cartier, looked with … Continue reading

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Removal of Occupy Calgary from Olympic Plaza poses threat to fundamental freedoms

November 17, 2011 – CALGARY, AB — The Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association (RMCLA) urges City of Calgary officials to be patient and continue to deal with Occupy Calgary keeping uppermost in their minds the importance of the rights and … Continue reading

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Keep off the grass? Bylaws, protest and public space.

We are pleased to partner with the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership to offer the following event. Keep off the grass? Bylaws, protest and public space. Monday, November 28, 2011 12:00 pm to 1:30pm John Dutton Theatre, Calgary … Continue reading

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Occupation and the Right to Protest

Starting in mid 2011, several cities across the world experienced the “Occupy Movement”, which is directed primarily at social and economic inequality. In many Canadian cities, “Occupy Canada” protestors set up camps, usually on public land. In some locations, officials … Continue reading

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