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Press Release: CCF responds to misinformation about Cambie Clinic litigation from Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott

Press Release: CCF responds to misinformation about Cambie Clinic litigation from Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott

Aug 30 2016

In a story published by the CBC yesterday, federal Minister of Health, the Hon. Dr. Jane Philpott, was quoted as follows: Health Minister Jane Philpott says the government got involved in the case because “it’s fundamentally important to the health-care system in the entire country, not just in British Columbia,

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Press Release: Artisan Ales and the Canadian Constitution Foundation Initiate Official Complaint in Defence of Interprovincial Trade Rights

Press Release: Artisan Ales and the Canadian Constitution Foundation Initiate Official Complaint in Defence of Interprovincial Trade Rights

Aug 29 2016

With the help from the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), 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

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The little winery that could

The little winery that could

Aug 10 2016

If you drive east on Highway 401 from Toronto for an hour and a half, take exit 522 south to the Loyalist Parkway and navigate increasingly narrow lanes to Closson Road, you will eventually find yourself in front of a weathered barn from the 1860s and a freshly painted white

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Press Release: Bruce and Donna Montague reach settlement that saves their home

Press Release: Bruce and Donna Montague reach settlement that saves their home

Aug 08 2016

Bruce and Donna Montague have successfully reached a settlement with Ontario’s Civil Remedies for Illicit Activities (CRIA) office and the Honourable Mr. Justice Shaw of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed the civil forfeiture application against the Montagues’ home. This brings to an end the Montagues’ nearly 15

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Bruce and Donna Montague Reach Settlement that Saves Their Home

Bruce and Donna Montague Reach Settlement that Saves Their Home

Aug 08 2016

Bruce and Donna Montague’s 10-year fight to save their home from the Government of Ontario is finally over. They have accepted a settlement and the Honourable Mr. Justice Shaw of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice completely dismissed the civil forfeiture action against their home. The Montagues live near Kenora,

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Press Release: New Alberta Brewers Subsidy is an Unconstitutional Trade Barrier

Press Release: New Alberta Brewers Subsidy is an Unconstitutional Trade Barrier

Aug 05 2016

The Government of Alberta today released the terms and conditions of its recently announced Small Brewers Development Program. As the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) anticipated, this program does not solve the legal problems that the Government of Alberta created on October 28, 2015 when it enacted a protectionist tariff in

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What Canadians Deserve from the Next Supreme Court Justice

What Canadians Deserve from the Next Supreme Court Justice

Aug 04 2016

In 1970, Republican Senator Roman Hruska of Nebraska rose to defend President Nixon’s nomination of Harrold Carswell to the Supreme Court of the United States. Judge Carswell’s critics alleged that he did not possess the lofty mind befitting a judge of the highest court in the land. Tossing his opponents’

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Regulators still out to destroy Christian law school

Regulators still out to destroy Christian law school

Aug 04 2016

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” The saying is usually attributed, with more confidence than evidence, to Margaret Thatcher. But it could also be the motto of Trinity Western University. Just last week the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal affirmed that the provincial

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Tariff Barriers In Alberta’s Beer Market Are Still Unconstitutional

Tariff Barriers In Alberta’s Beer Market Are Still Unconstitutional

Aug 02 2016

In a flourish of self-congratulatory bravado, Finance Minister Joe Ceci announced yet another major overhaul to Alberta’s brewing industry on July 28, 2016. Prior to the NDP taking power in 2015, Alberta enjoyed the best market for beer in all of Canada. Although, it was by no means perfect, Albertans

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