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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

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Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Asks Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Criminal Forfeiture Case

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation Asks Supreme Court of Canada to Hear Criminal Forfeiture Case

Aug 26 2014

Toronto, ON -The Canadian Constitution Foundation hopes that the Supreme Court of Canada will grant leave to appeal in a case that may well decide the economic future of Ontario couple Bruce and Donna Montague, and the legal future of a mandatory minimum sentence that orders government forfeiture of private

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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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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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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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Publication Release: Ideology And Dysfunction In Family Law

Publication Release: Ideology And Dysfunction In Family Law

May 06 2014

CALGARY, AB: For several decades now, fathers have faced significant, widespread bias in family courts across Canada. But as author Grant Brown shows in a new book, many of the popular prejudices behind this bias simply have no basis in law or fact. In Ideology And Dysfunction In Family Law

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Press Release: BC Supreme Court Chews Out CRA for Abusing Its Power

Press Release: BC Supreme Court Chews Out CRA for Abusing Its Power

May 01 2014

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Canada Revenue Agency must live up to its responsibilities to the Canadian public and apply “a little common sense” when auditing and re-assessing taxpayers, the Supreme Court of British Columbia said in a decision released on May 1, 2014. Taxpayer Irvin Leroux sued the CRA for

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Press Release: Ontario Court of Appeal Dismisses Raw Milk Appeal

Press Release: Ontario Court of Appeal Dismisses Raw Milk Appeal

Mar 11 2014

Toronto, ON: Today, the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously decided in the R. v. Schmidt case that cow-share members do not have a constitutionally protected right to acquire raw milk in order to promote their own health. In reaching this decision, the Court upheld the prior conviction of dairy farmer

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