Download or order the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Bill of Rights
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- The Charter in various languages
- Learn more about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
You can download, save and print a copy of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A version in Braille Ready Format is also available to download from Justice Canada.
The legal text of the Charter is published online as Constitution Act, 1982.
Canadian Bill of Rights
You can download, save and print your copy of the content of the Canadian Bill of Rights.
The legal text of the Bill of Rights is published as Canadian Bill of Rights S.C. 1960, c 44, an Act for the Recognition and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
You can request a printed copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights or Freedoms or the Canadian Bill of Rights.
- Certificate size (dimensions: 28 centimeters x 34 centimeters)
To be handed out in the classroom, at a conference, workshop or public activity.
- Poster size (dimensions: 46 centimeters x 60 centimeters)
To be displayed in the classroom or a public space.
The Charter in various languages
You can download, save and print accessible PDF versions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in various languages from the Open Government portal on Canada.ca.
Languages available include: Armenian, Chinese, Creoles and pidgins, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Somali, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.
Learn more about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
The Guide to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is an educational publication that explains, in plain language, the purpose and meaning of each of the Charter’s sections.
Visit Justice Canada’s Charter topic page to learn more about its history and impact and to access shareable graphics and posters.
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