Skip to main content

Bill C-362

If you have any questions or comments regarding the accessibility of this publication, please contact us at


1st Session, 37th Parliament,
49-50 Elizabeth II, 2001

House of Commons of Canada

BILL C-362

An Act to amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to education)


Whereas the Parliament of Canada recognizes the dignity and worth of all individuals and acknowledges that individuals have the right to enjoy the opportunities and benefits provided only through access to education;

And Whereas continued access to education, 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:

1985, c. 26; 1992, c. 1

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 an education appropriate to the individual's potential, free of unreasonable financial or other barriers;