Section 6 states:

1 )Every Canadian citizen has the right to enter, remain in and leave Canada.

2) Every citizen of Canada and every person who has the status of a permanent resident of Canada has the right:

  • A) to move and to take up residence in any province
  • B) to pursue the gaining of a livelihood in any province

3) The rights specified in subsection (2) are subject to:

  • A) Any laws or practices of general application in force in a province other than those that discriminate among persons primarily on the basis of province of previous or present residence and
  • B) Any laws providing for reasonable residency requirements as a qualification for the receipt of publicly provided social services.

Limitations

6 (3) the rights specified in subsections (2) are subject to:

  • Any laws or practices of general application in force in a province other than those that discriminate among persons primarily on the basis of province of present or previous residence; and
  • Any laws providing for reasonable requirements as a qualification for the receipt of publicly provided social services

(4) subsections (2) and (3) do not preclude any law, program or activity that has as its object the amelioration  in a province of conditions of individuals in that province who are socially or economically disadvantaged if the rate of employment in that province is below the rate of employment in Canada.

*Mobility rights are subject to movement of Canadian citizens in and out or within Canada.



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