By Marian Botsford Fraser

The Canadian Civil Liberties organization celebrates its 50th anniversary with this review of its activities--sometimes quiet and infrequently strident--as a watchdog and defend for Canadians and their rights as electorate. via a sequence of discussions and interviews, an image of Canada over the past half-century evolves.
From the constitution of Freedoms to lifestyles and loss of life concerns reminiscent of abortion and the loss of life penalty via to public safeguard vs. the perfect to privateness, and a glance ahead into concerns in regards to the subsequent fifty years, comes an image of Canadian society, prior and current. it is a interesting examine civil rights, of which many Canadians should be unaware or take for granted--until they're wanted on a private point.
Illustrated with political cartoons and photographs.

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