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Bill C-242

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1st Session, 39th Parliament,
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
house of commons of canada
BILL C-242
An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)
WHEREAS the Parliament of Canada recognizes the dignity and worth of all individuals and acknowledges that individuals have the right to enjoy the security and benefits provided only by proper housing;
AND WHEREAS continued access to proper housing, free of unreasonable financial or other barriers, is necessary to ensure that right;
1960, c. 44
NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Section 1 of the Canadian Bill of Rights is amended by adding the following after paragraph (b):
(b.1) the right of the individual to proper housing, at a reasonable cost and free of unreasonable barriers;
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