Rights And Responsibilities

There is a whole list of rights that you, as a Canadian citizen, are entitled to. There are also lots of responsibilities that you have. On these pages you will learn about your basic rights and responsibilities as a Canadian citizen.

The first thing you need to know before you start reading about your rights and responsibilities is that there are two different types of rights. There are individual rights (rights that everyone in Canada has) and there are collective rights (rights that only certain groups have.) Those groups are english speaking, or Anglophones, french speaking, or Francophones, and the Aboriginal people of Canada. Even if you don’t belong to one of these groups you still get rights.

Collective Rights.

These are rights that only certain groups are entitled to. These groups are groups that have an importance in Canadian history. Alright lets get started! The first group we will go over is the Aboriginal. The Aboriginal have special rights because they were the first people to live in Canada. Their rights are: special hunting …

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Four Pillars Of Democracy

In democracy there are four main things that keep it going. They are Justice (no one is guilty until proven so by a court and you have the right to be told why you were arrested) Freedom (you may speak, think and act freely and you have the right to enter and exit the country …

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Individual rights and responsibilities.

Individual rights are rights that everyone in Canada has whether they are part of a collective group or not. You have the following rights and responsibilities: You have the right to vote for your representative but your responsibility is to vote. You have the right to come and go as you please, but your responsibility is …

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