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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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Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to argue for free speech at Ontario Court of Appeal

Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to argue for free speech at Ontario Court of Appeal

Jan 30 2012

TORONTO, ON: The appeal of Howard Galganov v. The Corporation of Township of Russell et al. will be heard by the Ontario Court of Appeal on Thursday February 2, 2012 at 10:30am EST at Osgoode Hall, 130 Queen St. W., Toronto, Ontario. CCF Executive Director and lawyer, Chris Schafer, will

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Media Advisory: Raw Milk Farmer Michael Schmidt’s Sentencing Hearing Nov. 25

Media Advisory: Raw Milk Farmer Michael Schmidt’s Sentencing Hearing Nov. 25

Nov 23 2011

NEWMARKET, ON: Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt will appear before Justice Peter Tetley of the Ontario Court of Justice for his sentencing hearing on Friday, November 25, 2011 at the courthouse, 50 Eagle Street West, Newmarket, Ontario in room 203 at 9:30 a.m. Lawyers for the prosecution and the defence will

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Press Release: Study finds Albertans besieged by property regulations

Press Release: Study finds Albertans besieged by property regulations

Nov 23 2011

Calgary, AB: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) today released its study entitled, “Regulation of Property Use and Regulatory Takings in Alberta”. The study found that the private property rights of Albertans are being eroded by regulations on private property. The study was written by Russell Brown, Associate Professor of Law

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