Canadian Criminal Code hate propaganda section
In this section, "identifiable group" means any section of the public distinguished by colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation
319(2) Every one who, by communicating statements, other than in private conversation, willfully promotes hatred against any identifiable group is guilty of
- an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
- an offence punishable on summary conviction
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
I. Equality Guarantees
15(1) Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability.
28. Notwithstanding anything in this Charter, the rights and freedoms referred to in it are guaranteed equally to male and female persons.
24(1) Anyone whose rights or freedoms, as guaranteed by this Charter, have been infringed or denied may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction to obtain such remedy as the court considers appropriate and just in the circumstances.
51(1) The Constitution of Canada is the supreme law of Canada, and any law that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution is, to the extent of the inconsistency, of no force or effect.*
* Although technically not part of the Charter, this section is part of the Constitution and is relevant to Charter remedies.