CLU3M – Unit 2 – Lesson 7: Human Rights in Canada



100 minutes

Lesson Objective

  • To learn about human rights in Canada.

Lesson Outcomes

  • Create a timeline of significant human rights events in Canada.
  • Define human rights.
  • Explain the federal and provincial human rights codes.
  • Explain what happens when there is inconsistency between the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and human rights legislation.

The Lesson


  1. Starter: Can you name all 30 human rights as declared by the United Nations??
  2. Task 1. Human Rights Events Timeline [group activity].
  3. Task 2. Canadian Museum for Human Rights – “Great Investment or Waste of Money?” [class discussion].
  4. What are our human rights? [Class discussion].
  5. Why do we need human rights legislation? [Class discussion].
  6. International Human Rights Protection [Class discussion].
  7. Task 2. Hockey anf Human Rights [Law Case Study Analysis].
  8. When can human rights be denied? [Class discussion].
  9. Constructive and Direct Discrimination [Class discussion].
  10. Review: Time for TedED [critical thinking exercise].

Assignment 1.2 | Creating a Bill.

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