Constitution Act, 1982Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsWhereas Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the Rule of Law2. Everyone has the following fundamental freedoms: (a) freedom of conscience and religion; (b) freedom of thought,
, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication;(c) freedom of peaceful assembly; and (d) freedom of association.
Rule of Lawhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_lawThe Rule of law in its most basic form is no one is above the law.Perhaps the most important application of the rule of law is the principle that governmental authority islegitimately exercised only in accordance with, publicly disclosed laws, adopted and enforced inaccordance with established procedural steps that are referred to as due process.The rule of law is hostile to dictatorship and to anarchy.According to modern Anglo-American thinking, hallmarks of adherence to the rule of law commonlyinclude a clear separation of powers, legal certainty, the principle of legitimate expectation andequality of all before the law.The concept is not without controversy, and it has been said that
"the phrase the rule of law hasbecome meaningless thanks to ideological abuse and general over- use"
publicly disclosed laws