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Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Report Reveals Major Problems With Canadian Vaping Laws

Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Report Reveals Major Problems With Canadian Vaping Laws

Feb 23 2017

Today, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) released its report “Vaping and the Law,” the first ever comprehensive study of e-cigarette regulations in Canada. Summary E-cigarettes (battery-operated devices used to inhale a vapour that can contain nicotine and other chemicals) first appeared on the market in the early 2000s, but did

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Press Release: Beer Freedom and Free Trade: R. v. Comeau in the Supreme Court of Canada

Press Release: Beer Freedom and Free Trade: R. v. Comeau in the Supreme Court of Canada

Feb 16 2017

Today, with the support of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, Gérard Comeau filed his response in the Supreme Court of Canada to the New Brunswick government’s Application for Leave to appeal his case. Mr. Comeau received national attention when provincial court Judge Ronald LeBlanc threw out a $293 fine against him

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Press Release: Why is the BC Government muzzling Health Minister Terry Lake?

Press Release: Why is the BC Government muzzling Health Minister Terry Lake?

Feb 09 2017

Journalist Ian Mulgrew of the Vancouver Sun reports that the BC government has blocked Minister of Health Terry Lake from testifying in court about the history of wait lists in the BC healthcare system in connection with the landmark Cambie Clinic healthcare freedom case. We think we know why. Minister

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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