Protecting Rights in Canada


Canada’s evolving legal framework

Canada’s unique legal system has evolved to protect human rights. It has been likened to a living tree for its ability to grow and adapt to new realities. Important original documents are displayed in this gallery, including the Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982. 

A digital “living tree” projection evokes the constant evolution of laws. Around a circular table, we explore pivotal court cases from different perspectives.