April 17, 2012 @ 10:40 PM

In February, 1984, I wrote an essay comparing the two year old Charter of Rights and Freedoms ("Charter") with the American Bill of Rights for my high school law class.  At the time, I was wondering why did I decide to choose that topic instead of another one.  I was not confident about writing an essay about something I had little inkling about.  There was no internet back then and there were not many articles that I could use as research material.  How could I possibly make a comparison of a less than two old Charter with an almost 200 year old U.S. Bill of Rights?  I could not possibly make things up!

After all these years, I have learned and seen what the Charter means to Canadians.  When .........

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