The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: These are rights and freedoms that Canadians
believe are necessary in a free and democratic society. It is part of The Canadian Constitution (1982).
charter: a formal statement of the rights of a country's people
right: a person/animal can expect to be treated in a fair manner
freedom: the right of being allowed to do, say, or think whatever you want without being controlled or limited
Background for the Charter:
The Magna Carta:
The Charter - Signing 1982
La Grande Paix de Montreal - The Great Peace of Montreal
In what way was the Treaty of La Grande Paix de Montreal of 1701 one of the roots of the Charter?