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Press Release: Restrictions on access to health services provided by Cambie violate the constitutional rights of BC patients

Press Release: Restrictions on access to health services provided by Cambie violate the constitutional rights of BC patients

Jul 19 2012

Today the Medical Services Commission announced what we have always acknowledged – that the Cambie Surgery Centre has not been complying with the restrictions on health care in this province. Indeed, we told the Government that the audit was unnecessary because we conceded that we are not in compliance with

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Press Release: Shepherd Seeking Lost Sheep—and Judicial Review for CFIA Destruction Order

Press Release: Shepherd Seeking Lost Sheep—and Judicial Review for CFIA Destruction Order

Apr 24 2012

HASTINGS, ON: The owner of a rare heritage Shropshire sheep flock that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has ordered destroyed has filed a federal court application for judicial review of the order. Shepherd Montana Jones’ farm has been under quarantine for two years. In March, 2012 the CFIA issued

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Media Advisory: Michael Schmidt’s day in court postponed to July

Media Advisory: Michael Schmidt’s day in court postponed to July

Apr 17 2012

BELLEVILLE, ON: Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt’s next scheduled day in court has been postponed from April 25 to July 25, 2012 after Schmidt’s lawyer was served with a motion to strike evidence from his application for leave to appeal. Karen Selick of the Canadian Constitution Foundation said, “The lawyers for

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Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation to celebrate 30th Anniversary of Charter with launch of OriginalDocuments.ca

Press Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation to celebrate 30th Anniversary of Charter with launch of OriginalDocuments.ca

Apr 16 2012

TORONTO, ON: On April 17, 2012, Canadians will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is celebrating by launching a new website called “Original Documents” at www.OriginalDocuments.ca. “Original Documents” is a free online and collaborative database of background documents, searchable

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News Release: CCF Condemns Illegal Actions of Sheep-napper, But Says CFIA Must Act Legally Too

News Release: CCF Condemns Illegal Actions of Sheep-napper, But Says CFIA Must Act Legally Too

Apr 03 2012

BELLEVILLE, ON: In the wake of the mysterious disappearance of approximately 40 sheep scheduled to be slaughtered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) yesterday, Karen Selick, litigation director for the Canadian Constitution Foundation and lawyer for sheep-owner Montana Jones, said: “The Canadian Constitution Foundation cannot condone the brazen law-breaking

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Press Release: CFIA Orders Slaughter of 41 Apparently Healthy Heritage Sheep

Press Release: CFIA Orders Slaughter of 41 Apparently Healthy Heritage Sheep

Mar 28 2012

TRENT HILLS, ON: Montana Jones, a breeder of rare Shropshire sheep, has been notified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that they intend to destroy 41 of her apparently healthy sheep—including 20 pregnant ewes—on Monday, April 2, 2012. The order is part of the “scrapie eradication program” undertaken by

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Press Release: Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

Press Release: Canadians woefully uninformed about Constitution and Charter as “Constitution Day” approaches on March 29th

Mar 27 2012

TORONTO, ON: With Constitution Day (March 29th) fast approaching, a survey commissioned by the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) has revealed a startling lack of basic knowledge among Canadians about Canada’s Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Among other findings: Barely half of Canadians surveyed (53%) knew that Canada’s original

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Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to argue for Tax Payer Rights at Supreme Court of Canada

Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to argue for Tax Payer Rights at Supreme Court of Canada

Mar 20 2012

OTTAWA, ON: The appeal of Moore v. BC Ministry of Education will be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday March, 22, 2012. The Canadian Constitution Foundation was granted status as an intervener, permitting it to make written and oral arguments. Lawyers Ranjan K. Agarwal and Daniel Holden

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Press Release: CCF Will Defend Backyard Chicken Owners: Town Office Led Residents Astray on the Law

Press Release: CCF Will Defend Backyard Chicken Owners: Town Office Led Residents Astray on the Law

Feb 08 2012

The Canadian Constitution Foundation will provide legal representation to Shawn and Kelly Bacher of Campbellford, Ontario if the municipality of Trent Hills follows through with its threat to charge them with a bylaw violation, litigation director Karen Selick announced today. In 2009, Kelly Bacher went to the municipal office to

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