- the right to life;
- the protection against cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment;
- the protection against slavery;
- the protection against imprisonment for debt;
- the protection against acts made retroactively into crimes;
- the right of every individual to be recognized as a person under law;
- the freedoms of thought, conscience and religion.
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Charter_of_Rights_and_Freedoms