Chapter: Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Topic: Rights & Freedoms
Quiz – Rights & Freedoms
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Question 1 of 5
Canadian legal traditions stretch back to the signing of the Magna Carta, sometimes called the Great Charter of ________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 5
Canadian traditions of liberty go back more than ____ years.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 5
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that Canada is founded upon principles recognising the rule of law and the supremacy of _____________.CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 5
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was incorporated into Canadian law in _____.CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 5
The Canadian tradition of habeas corpus prevents Canadians being unlawfully ____________.CorrectIncorrect
Rights & Freedoms
Canadian citizens have certain rights and responsibilities. They originate from our history, reflect our shared traditions, values, and identity. Most importantly, they are secured in Canadian law.
The law has several origins, including English common law, laws passed by the provincial legislature and Parliament, the Napoleonic Code, and the “unwritten constitution” borrowed from Great Britain.