Canadian Cabinet Will Consider Introduction of National Bill of Rights
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Canadian Cabinet Will Consider Introduction of National Bill of Rights

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The introduction of a Canadian Bill of Rights in Parliament will be discussed by the Cabinet Council “at the earliest opportunity,” it was announced here.

The question of adopting a Bill of Rights was raised in Parliament by John Diefenbaker, who asserted that such a bill was necessary to protect democracy in the country and to guarantee all Canadians legal equality without regard to race, creed or color.

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