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Rights and Freedoms

In Northumberland County, you will have the same rights and freedoms as all people who live here. These are the same for all Canadians.

Some Rights and Freedoms

  • You have the right to freedom of speech.
  • You have the right to a peaceful life, and must respect the laws that promote peace in our community.
  • You have the right to practice your own religion.
  • You have the right to rent or buy a safe home.
  • You cannot be treated differently or unfairly because of your race, language, sex, creed, religion, colour, family status or age.

Visit Canadian Heritage to read more about the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.