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Canadians’ constitutional knowledge lacking: survey

Canadians’ constitutional knowledge lacking: survey

Mar 29 2012

The CCF designated March 29 as “Constitution Day” in an effort to improve Canadians’ understanding of the act. The date was chosen to align with the constitution acts of 1867 and 1982, which both received Royal assent on that day. The official anniversary is April 17, as that was the

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Canadians to mark Constitution Day on March 29

Canadians to mark Constitution Day on March 29

Mar 29 2012

“Basically, we found that Canadians, especially young ones and high school grads, don’t know the simple facts about the Constitution,” said Chris Schafer, executive director for the Canadian Constitution Foundation. The foundation is promoting March 29 — Constitution Day — as the date that all Canadians should celebrate and deepen

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“Judging the Judges”

“Judging the Judges”

Feb 01 2012

Karen Selick, the litigation director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, says repeatedly poor judges shouldn’t be stuck with the stigma of reprimands or other findings against them. Instead, “we should fire them,” says Selick, who believes sanctions should not be reserved only for issues of misconduct, but also for issues

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