Home News Press Releases (Page 5)

Press Releases

Learn more about Press Releases


From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Disappearing sheep case continues, under publication ban

Press Release: Disappearing sheep case continues, under publication ban

Aug 18 2015

Oshawa, ON — The preliminary inquiry into the charges against sheep breeder Montana Jones and raw milk champion Michael Schmidt completed another week on Friday, August 14 under a media blackout, due to a publication ban placed on the proceedings at the request of the Crown. Michael Schmidt said, “After

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Supreme Court of Canada Denies Canadians’ Right to Strong Presumption of Innocence

Press Release: Supreme Court of Canada Denies Canadians’ Right to Strong Presumption of Innocence

Jul 31 2015

Toronto, ON.—In an unfortunate setback for the Charter rights of Canadians, today the Supreme Court of Canada held section 163.2 of the Income Tax Act (ITA) constitutional. The section, which imposes what are known as administrative monetary penalties (AMPs), allows government to punish citizens without granting them the benefit of

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: The CCF is crowdfunding for freedom

Press Release: The CCF is crowdfunding for freedom

Jul 22 2015

The Canadian Constitution Foundation is launching a new crowd funding campaign to help pay for the legal defence of Gerard Comeau, a retired steelworker who in October 2012 went on a booze run to Quebec. When Gerard crossed the bridge back into New Brunswick, the RCMP pulled him over. He

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Heritage designation contradicts true heritage

Press Release: Heritage designation contradicts true heritage

May 14 2015

PICTON, ON — The Naval Marine Archive: The Canadian Collection, a prominent charity in Picton, Ontario, announced on May 13 that it had served its motion for leave to appeal a ruling of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) regarding the controversial Heritage District bylaw passed by Prince Edward County council

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Media Advisory: TV Ad Raises Awareness of Court Challenge to Health Care Monopoly

Media Advisory: TV Ad Raises Awareness of Court Challenge to Health Care Monopoly

Feb 23 2015

Calgary – The Canadian Constitution Foundation is launching a TV and radio ad campaign today to help raise public awareness about an upcoming historic court challenge to the government’s health care monopoly. “Our ad campaign will inform Canadians that this legal challenge is about ending real suffering by real people

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: CCF Tackles New Brunswick’s Prohibition on Interprovincial Alcohol Sales

Press Release: CCF Tackles New Brunswick’s Prohibition on Interprovincial Alcohol Sales

Dec 22 2014

Campbellton, NB – A court date has been set in the New Brunswick Provincial Court for a constitutional challenge to portions of the province’s Liquor Control Act. The section being challenged prohibits New Brunswick residents from importing alcohol from another province or country in excess of a 12-pint limit for

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: SCC denies leave to appeal in Montague criminal forfeiture case

Press Release: SCC denies leave to appeal in Montague criminal forfeiture case

Nov 20 2014

Ottawa, ON – The Supreme Court of Canada today denied leave to appeal to Bruce and Donna Montague in a case involving a mandatory sentencing provision of the Criminal Code. The law requires the forfeiture of a firearm upon conviction for any offence relating to the firearm, even if the

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Court challenge will help BC patients get better health care

Press Release: Court challenge will help BC patients get better health care

Oct 07 2014

Vancouver, BC – Certain groups, using fear tactics and misinformation, are trying to undermine support for a key constitutional court challenge that four patients and the Cambie Surgery Centre have brought forward to give patients more control over their own health. The court challenge is aimed at overturning certain sections

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation granted intervener status in Guindon v. the Queen

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation granted intervener status in Guindon v. the Queen

Oct 01 2014

Toronto, ON – The Supreme Court of Canada has granted intervener status to the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) in a case called Guindon v. the Queen. At issue is whether parliament can enact punitive legislation that sidesteps the protections guaranteed to accused persons by the Canadian Charter of Rights and

Continue Reading