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Highwood Congregation v. Randy Wall (freedom of association and separation of church and state)

Highwood Congregation v. Randy Wall (freedom of association and separation of church and state)

Apr 13 2017

Should courts have broad power to regulate the membership of private groups? The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to hear a case that will have profound implications for all private civil society organizations, and particularly religious congregations. CCF Executive Director Howard Anglin, wrote about this case in the

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The Reillys (Civil forfeiture abuse in Ontario)

The Reillys (Civil forfeiture abuse in Ontario)

Dec 21 2016

Margaret and Terry Reilly are from Orillia, Ontario. The Reillys own several rental properties, some of which are former single-family homes that they have converted into rooming houses for low-income tenants. Margaret has been involved in alleviating poverty and homelessness since her father became the priest at an inner-city Anglican

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Cambie v. MSCBC et al. (Patient rights & health care freedom)

Cambie v. MSCBC et al. (Patient rights & health care freedom)

Sep 06 2016

Cambie Surgeries Corporation et al v. Medical Services Commission et al. is a constitutional challenge taking place in British Columbia to bring choice and compassion to Canada’s health care system. The goal is to stop the suffering and empower Canadians to care for their own health, as should be their

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CCF and Artisan Ales AIT complaint against Alberta (Interprovincial free trade)

CCF and Artisan Ales AIT complaint against Alberta (Interprovincial free trade)

Aug 29 2016

With the help from the Canadian Constitution Foundation, Artisan Ales, a small Calgary owned-and-operated import agency, has initiated a complaint against the Government of Alberta under the Agreement on Internal Trade (the AIT). The complaint alleges that Alberta, through a tax policy that favours Alberta beers over the beers of

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R v. Comeau (Interprovincial free trade)

R v. Comeau (Interprovincial free trade)

Dec 19 2015

Do you think it is right to fine a retiree for buying alcohol in another province and bring it back across the border? We sure don’t! The Canadian Constitution Foundation is proud to support Gerard Comeau and his lawyers Ian Blue, Arnold Schwisberg and Mikael Bernard in their constitutional challenge to

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