Home News Press Releases (Page 5)

Press Releases

Learn more about Press Releases


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

From News, Press Releases

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

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

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

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

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

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

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,

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

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

Continue Reading

From News, Press Releases

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

Continue Reading