Home News (Page 7)


From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Creates Resource for Expert Testimony in Cambie Clinic Healthcare Case

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Creates Resource for Expert Testimony in Cambie Clinic Healthcare Case

Feb 07 2017

For the first time, the Canadian Constitution Foundation is making available in one place the full expert reports of all the expert witnesses who have testified to date in the constitutional challenge for healthcare freedom and patient choice, currently underway in British Columbia. The reports, by some of Canada’s and

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation’s intervention in Supreme Court of Canada “right to jury trial” case

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation’s intervention in Supreme Court of Canada “right to jury trial” case

Jan 31 2017

If you’d already spent almost five years in prison and were given the choice between paying a $5 million fine or spending one more day in prison, which would you choose? That is the question at the heart of a constitutional challenge in which the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is

Continue Reading

From Articles

The much-needed separation of church and state

The much-needed separation of church and state

Jan 25 2017

Is there any limit to the law’s reach in the Charter era? Does any sphere of private life or civil society remain beyond the sweep of our judiciary’s Sauron-like gaze? What began as a membership dispute in a suburban Calgary church has landed on the steps of the Supreme Court

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation’s Annual “Law and Freedom” Conference Line-Up Announced

Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation’s Annual “Law and Freedom” Conference Line-Up Announced

Dec 15 2016

The line-up of speakers for the CCF’s third annual Law and Freedom Conference, to be held at Hart House at the University of Toronto from January 6-8, 2017, will feature Canada’s leading thinkers on law and policy discussing some of today’s most controversial legal issues. Members of the press interested

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: New Case Highlights Unconstitutional Abuse of Ontario’s Civil Forfeiture Laws

Press Release: New Case Highlights Unconstitutional Abuse of Ontario’s Civil Forfeiture Laws

Dec 12 2016

Today, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) announces its involvement in one of the most egregious cases of civil forfeiture abuse we have ever seen: Background Let me introduce you to Margaret and Terry Reilly of Orillia, ON. The Reillys own several rental properties, some of which are former single-family homes

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: The CCF’s “beer freedom” case may be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada

Press Release: The CCF’s “beer freedom” case may be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada

Nov 29 2016

Calgary, AB—The New Brunswick Attorney General announced this morning that it plans to appeal the New Brunswick Court of Appeal’s (NBCA) decision in R. v. Comeau to the Supreme Court of Canada. If leave is granted by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) looks forward to

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Jones / Schmidt Case — Assumes a favourable result for clients

Press Release: Jones / Schmidt Case — Assumes a favourable result for clients

Nov 28 2016

NEWMARKET, ON—Charges were stayed today against Montana Jones and Michael Schmidt, two farmers charged with criminal conspiracy and other offences in December, 2012 following the disappearance of Jones’s sheep from her Hastings, Ontario farm. Justice Laura A. Bird of the Superior Court of Justice accepted the submissions made last week

Continue Reading

From Articles

Government has created health care waiting lists

Government has created health care waiting lists

Nov 15 2016

Psychologists call the delusion of attributing your own faults to others, while denying them in yourself, “projection.” Maybe this explains why government lawyers in British Columbia are trying to blame doctors for long health care waiting lists, rather than admitting the obvious: that waiting times are the product of deliberate

Continue Reading

From Articles

Time to bring free trade closer to home

Time to bring free trade closer to home

Nov 09 2016

Why does far-sighted provincial support for the international free trade turn into myopic resistance when it comes to similar trade with Canada’s other provinces? After harsh words and even a few tears, the on-again, off-again romance between Canada and the Belgian region of Wallonia ended happily with the signing of

Continue Reading