BCCLA BC Civil Liberites Association

BC Civil Liberties Association Release Annual Report

Vancouver – The BCCLA BC Civil Liberties Association has released their annual report, looking back at 2017. 2017 was a critical year for the BCCLA,   from their trial and historic court decision on indefinite solitary confinement, fighting for the…





BC Supreme Court Ends Indefinite Solitary Confinement

Vancouver (With files from the BC Civil Liberties Association) – UPDATE – The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) and John Howard Society of Canada (JHSC) won their court case challenging the use of solitary confinement in Canada’s federal prisons. The…



SCOC Upholds B.C. Election Ad Law

Ottawa/Victoria – In an action that will raise eyebrows, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a British Columbia law that requires you to register before sponsoring political advertising during a provincial election, even when little or no money is spent….


“Border Security” TV Show Cancelled Over Privacy Issues

Vancouver /Fraser Valley (BCCLA Media Release) – Impacted families, human rights groups and cultural producers advocating for the cancellation of the “Border Security” reality TV show are celebrating a victory today. Amidst sustained public outcry and a finding by the…