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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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Press Release: Tax Crusader Irvin Leroux gets Day in Court

Press Release: Tax Crusader Irvin Leroux gets Day in Court

Oct 17 2013

Prince George, BC: Commencing September 23, 2013, Irvin Leroux finally got his day in Court in his claim against the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Actually, he got 15 days in Court before BC Supreme Court judge Madam Justice Mary Humphries. In a “David and Goliath” scene, the Department of Justice

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Press Release: Court Orders CRA to Answer Questions on Corruption

Press Release: Court Orders CRA to Answer Questions on Corruption

Aug 07 2013

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: A master in the B.C. Supreme Court has ordered the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to answer questions pertaining to numerous incidents of corruption within the Agency. An August 26 deadline has been fixed for the CRA to produce all internal reports relating to corruption investigations. The July

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Media Advisory: Taxpayer Irvin LeRoux Returns To Court Friday, April 19

Media Advisory: Taxpayer Irvin LeRoux Returns To Court Friday, April 19

Apr 17 2013

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.: Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will be asking the B.C. Supreme Court yet again to throw out the lawsuit of taxpayer Irvin Leroux without allowing the case to go to trial. The motion to dismiss will be heard at the Supreme Court in Prince George on Friday, April

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Press Release: Supreme Court of Canada Slams Door Shut on Free Speech in Whatcott Case

Press Release: Supreme Court of Canada Slams Door Shut on Free Speech in Whatcott Case

Feb 27 2013

In an unanimous decision today in the case of Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott, the Supreme Court of Canada struck a blow against freedom of speech. In upholding a previous 1990 decision of the Supreme Court in Canada (Human Rights Commission) v. Taylor, the Court felt that its previous

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Press Release: Supreme Court issues dangerous ruling: Having to treat some more equally than others could wreak havoc on government programs

Press Release: Supreme Court issues dangerous ruling: Having to treat some more equally than others could wreak havoc on government programs

Nov 09 2012

OTTAWA: The Supreme Court of Canada released a unanimous decision today holding that the North Vancouver School District discriminated against an elementary school student by failing to provide him with a special education program which it had scrapped years before due to budget shortfalls. In 1994, the cash-strapped school district

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Press Release: New study suggests Supreme Court has misinterpreted the 1929 Persons Case

Press Release: New study suggests Supreme Court has misinterpreted the 1929 Persons Case

Oct 16 2012

TORONTO: According to a paper released today by the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), Canada’s Constitution is not a flexible “living tree” open to progressive interpretation. This directly challenges the prevailing opinion in Canada’s legal community. The paper, authored by Member of Parliament Scott Reid, lays out how the 1929 Persons

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