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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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Press Release: CCF To Welcome Marni Soupcoff As New Executive Director

Press Release: CCF To Welcome Marni Soupcoff As New Executive Director

Mar 03 2014

Toronto, ON: It is with a mixture of sadness and gratitude for his dedication, that the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) announces the departure of Chris Schafer, Executive Director. “After more than three years of innovation and accomplishment, the CCF will miss Chris’s conscientious and principled leadership,” said Mark Mitchell, Chairman

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Press Release: Campaign For Term Limits For Supreme Court Of Canada Judges Lauches

Press Release: Campaign For Term Limits For Supreme Court Of Canada Judges Lauches

Nov 12 2013

Ottawa, ON: Today, on November 12, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) begins hearings on the Senate Reference. Among other questions, the federal government has asked the SCC to examine the constitutionality of various term limits for Senators. With momentum gaining speed for reform to the Senate, which could include

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