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Elizabeth Bernard v. Attorney General of Canada, et al.

Elizabeth Bernard v. Attorney General of Canada, et al.

Jul 17 2013

Elizabeth Bernard is a government employee who has refused to join the public service unions that have represented her colleagues. The unions have made numerous attempts to acquire her home contact information. Elizabeth has thus far resisted these attempts, on the grounds that they are akin to forced association with

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Boisson v. Lund

Boisson v. Lund

Jul 17 2013

(Formerly Boissoin v. Alberta Human Rights Commission) On July 22, the Canadian Constitution Foundation filed its Intervener’s Brief in Boissoin v. Lund, arguing that restrictions on free speech in Alberta’s human rights legislation violate Canada’s Constitution. In 2002, Rev. Stephen Boissoin wrote a strongly worded letter to the Red Deer

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Moore v. BC Ministry of Education

Moore v. BC Ministry of Education

Mar 20 2012

In 2005, the BC Human Rights Tribunal decided that the BC Ministry of Education had discriminated against Jeffrey Moore by failing to provide him with a publicly funded program tailored for dyslexic children when the Ministry de-funded the program during budget cuts in the 1990s. Now at the SCC, this

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Trent Hills v. Bacher

Trent Hills v. Bacher

Feb 08 2012

Kelly and Shawn Bacher reside in the small Ontario town of Campbellford (population about 3,000), part of the municipality of Trent Hills. Shawn works in a salvaging business, tearing down old buildings. Kelly helps bring income into the household by providing housekeeping services to elderly neighbours. Their daughter Kayla is

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