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Press Release: Local Charity Set to Fight for Private Property Rights in Picton

Press Release: Local Charity Set to Fight for Private Property Rights in Picton

Jun 16 2014

Town Trying to Designate 142 buildings “heritage” properties, including 3 gas stations, two empty lots and a McDonald’s (Picton June 16) On Tuesday June 17, the Canadian Constitution Foundation will attend an Ontario Municipal Board hearing to battle for private property rights. Picton property owners, including a charity called the

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Brian Sinclair was a martyr to medicare

Brian Sinclair was a martyr to medicare

Jun 11 2014

In 2008, an Aboriginal double-amputee named Brian Sinclair was discovered dead in his wheelchair in a Winnipeg hospital emergency room. Sinclair had been waiting in the ER for 34 hours and had thrown up several times. By the time his body was noticed, rigor mortis already had set in. But

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First they took his guns, now the government wants firearms law protester’s house too

First they took his guns, now the government wants firearms law protester’s house too

Jun 04 2014

A northwestern Ontario gunsmith who protested Canada’s firearms licensing regime by letting his own permit slip, leading to a police raid on his family’s log cabin, has lost his challenge of Canada’s criminal forfeiture laws — and now he might also lose the house. Bruce Montague, 55, has already served

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An excessively punitive ruling that should make all Canadians nervous

An excessively punitive ruling that should make all Canadians nervous

Jun 04 2014

Bruce is a talented gunsmith. He violated the law by purposely letting his firearms business license and firearms acquisition certificates expire as an act of protest against the complex licensing and gun registration laws that came into effect in Canada in 1995. Bruce expressed his principled opposition to the new

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Press Release: Court Ruling Sets Back Property Rights For Canadians

Press Release: Court Ruling Sets Back Property Rights For Canadians

Jun 03 2014

Toronto, Ont. (June 3, 2014) In a stunning setback for property rights, the Ontario Court of Appeal for Ontario today ordered Bruce and Donna Montague to forfeit ownership of their entire firearms inventory, an asset valued at $100,000. “This decision basically allows government to use punitive forfeiture laws to help

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The lawsuit that could revolutionize Canadian health care as we know it

The lawsuit that could revolutionize Canadian health care as we know it

May 29 2014

Pay for our own care, or that of a loved one? Why it’s virtually sacrilege to even think it. That would be “U.S.-style” care, the email explained — a label that is supposed to end all debate. But the debate is happening anyway. And that is driving Medicare purists such

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Quietly sacrificing for liberty

Quietly sacrificing for liberty

May 21 2014

It’s not a bad resume for a freedom lover who believes in the emancipating power of smaller government. But if you look more closely at my experience, you’ll notice an omission: Despite my years of work defending and writing about individual rights, I’ve never had to sacrifice a single day

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Press Release: Court to decide fate of gunsmith Bruce Montague’s life savings

Press Release: Court to decide fate of gunsmith Bruce Montague’s life savings

May 20 2014

Toronto, Ont.—On Tuesday, June 3, at 10:30 a.m., the Court of Appeal for Ontario will release its decision in R v. Montague, the criminal forfeiture case in which the federal government is seeking to force Ontario couple Bruce and Donna Montague to forfeit ownership of all the firearms they own,

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Media Advisory: Supreme Court of Canada to hear Arguments on “Right to Strike”

Media Advisory: Supreme Court of Canada to hear Arguments on “Right to Strike”

May 16 2014

DATE/TIME: Friday, May 16, 2014 / 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Supreme Court of Canada SUMMARY: Should unions be granted broader rights to strike even when they provide essential services to the public? That’s one of the questions at the heart of a hearing on Friday, May 16, that will decide if

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