Category Archives: Canadian Charter of Rights

Canada Victory: The Supreme Court ruled today that corporations cannot claim “cruel and unusual treatment” and do not have a Charter right to this protection

The Supreme Court ruled today that corporations cannot claim “cruel and unusual treatment” and do not have a Charter right to this protection. This is a victory for human rights. CCLA was an intervenor in the case, arguing that human rights are first and foremost for human beings; human rights should not be available to corporations as a legal tool for maximizing profit.