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Attorney General of Canada v Lavell, [1974] SCR 1349 (upholding s. 12(1)(b) of the Indian Act, RSC 1970, c I-6.

Azzi, S. (2012, February 6). Constitution Act, 1982. Retrieved July 12, 2020, from

Barnard, C., & Hepple, B. (2000). Substantive equality. The Cambridge Law Journal, 59(3), 562-585. 

Bliss v. Attorney General of Canada (1978), [1979] 1 S.C.R. 183, 92 D.L.R. (3d) 417.

Burt, S. (1988). The Charter of Rights and the Ad Hoc Lobby. Atlantis, Vol.14 No.1, 74-81.

Canada. (1980). Canadian Constitution 1980: Proposed resolution respecting the Constitution of Canada. Publications Canada. Retrieved from

Canada. Library of Parliament, Research Branch. (1981). Statistical account of written submissions to the Special Joint Committee on the Constitution of Canada. Retrieved from

Canada. (1982). Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s 15 and s 28, Part 1 of the Constitution Act, 1982, being Schedule B to the Canada Act 1982 (UK), 1982. Retrieved from

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Clément, D. (n.d.). Special Joint Committee on the Constitution. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from

Dodek, A. (2018). The Charter debates: The Special Joint Committee on the Constitution, 1980-81, and the making of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. University of Toronto Press. 

Eliadis, F. P., & Khawja, R. (2000). The evolution of women's human rights in the Supreme Court of Canada. Canadian Issues12. Retrieved from Proquest.

Gill, A. (2010). In their finest hour: Deciphering the role of the Canadian Women's Movement in the formulation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Publication No. MR69084) [Master's thesis, University of Ottawa]. Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Koshan, J., & Hamilton, J. (2013). The continual reinvention of section 15 of the Charter. University of New Brunswick Law Journal, 64, 19–53.

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Lostracci, M. (2007). Every Canadian Needs a Copy [online image] from

Majury, D. (2002). The Charter, equality rights, and women: Equivocation and celebration. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 40 (Nos. 3 & 4), 297-336.

Majury, D. (2016). Women’s (in)equality before and after the Charter (pp. 101–134). University of Toronto Press.

McConnell, W.H. (2006, February 7). Canadian Bill of Rights. Retrieved July 29, 2020, from

Morton, F.L. and Pal, Leslie A. (1986). Bliss v. Attorney General of Canada: From legal defeat to political victory. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 24.1, 141-160.

Mossman, M. (2018). Gender equality and the Canadian Charter: Making rights work for women. In P. Smith (Ed.), Making rights work. New York: Routledge.

Perry, B. (1994). The role of popular mobilizations in the struggle for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Crime, Law, and Social Change22(3), 183–212. 

Sheppard, R. (2012, September 3). Patriation of the Constitution. Retrieved July 14, 2020, from

Shilton, E.  (2015). Thirty years since the Charter’s equality provisions and LEAF’s founding. Where is equality now? LEAF/FAEJ Women's Legal Education and Action Fund.

Thomson, K. E. (1993). The masterful construction: an analysis of liberal theories of equality [LL.M. degree in Law, University of Ottawa).

Trudeau, P. E. (1978). A time for action: Toward the renewal of Canadian Federation. Government of Canada. Retrieved from