Does The Canadian Charter Apply To Non-Citizens?
There are certain rights that can be only be invoked by Canadian citizens. These are:
- The right to vote;
- The right to run for office;
- The right to enter, leave, and remain in Canada;
- The right of individuals in minority communities to have their children educated in their primary language
The following rights apply to everyone in Canada, regardless if they are a citizen or non-citizen:
- Fundamental Freedoms;
- Legal Rights;
- Right to an Interpreter;
- Equality Rights; and
- Language Rights.