Minority Language Educational Rights

Resources for Concept 10

C10 Lesson Plan (PDF)
Abbey v. Essex County Board of Education (PDF)
LeBel – Fundamental Rights in Education (PDF)
Simonovic – Minority Language Instruction (PDF)
Phillips – Minority Language Instruction Rights (PDF)
McNally – Minority Language Instruction (PDF)
Curriculum Expectations (PDF)

Charter Related Websites

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/charter
Provides links to various sections of part 1 of the Constitution Act of 1982.
Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982 http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/const/index.html
Provides links to each section of the Constitution act of 1867 and 1982.
Human Rights – Cultural Diversity and Rights zhttp://www.pch.gc.ca/progs/pdp-hrp/canada/guide/index_e.cfm
States the mission of the Human Rights program.
Building a Just Society: A Retrospective of Canadian Rights and Freedoms http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rights-and-freedoms
A web exhibition which explores the documentary heritage collections that record the story of governance and political culture in Canada.
Fundamental Freedoms – The Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://www.charterofrights.ca/language.php
Explains the history, impact and what rights we have as Canadians under the Charter.
Ontario Justice Education Network http://ojen.ca/home
Provides resources and information for justice education activities.
Canadian Civil Liberties Association http://ccla.org
Provides information on the CCLA, their work and what resources they have available.
Canadian Education Association http://www.cea-ace.ca/foo.cfm?subsection=edu&page=pra&subpage=ccl
Provides information on the CEA, their work and the resources they have available.
The Canadian Encyclopedia – Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA001270
Encyclopedia article on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages – Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://www.ocol-clo.gc.ca/html/charter_charte_e.php
Explains how the Charter relates to language rights in Canada.
Parliament of Canada Virtual Library http://www2.parl.gc.ca/Sites/LOP/VirtualLibrary/InformationDocument-e.asp
Provides a full reference service: respond to requests for articles and information to parliamentarians; utilize various sources (books, articles, videos, electronic documentation).
Supreme Court of Canada http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/
The Supreme Court of Canada website.
Judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada http://scc.lexum.umontreal.ca/en/index.html
Provides links to SCC judgements.
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms http://www.efc.ca/pages/law/charter/charter.head.html
Links to each section of the Charter.
Canadian Human Rights Commission http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/default-en.asp
CHRC administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employment Equity Act.
Canadian Legal Information Institute http://canlii.org/en/index.php
Database on Canadian laws.

Disclaimer - The resources presented in this learning tool, the Charter in the Classroom: Students, Teachers and Rights (CC: STAR) are included only to assist in the study of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They do not necessarily represent an endorsement of a position or issue, opinion or view of its contributors, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Inukshuk Wireless, the Ontario Justice Education Network, the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust or any of the people, organizations, or institutions affiliated with it.