Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Equality Rights

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects a broad range of rights and freedoms. This script discusses equality rights, which are guaranteed by section 15 of the Charter.

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Charter of Rights & Freedoms, Charter rights, equality rights, protection from discrimination, human rights, affirmative action programs, reasonable limits, Dial-A-Law
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