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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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Press Release: CCF to assist Dr. Brian Day defend the Charter rights of patients in BC

Press Release: CCF to assist Dr. Brian Day defend the Charter rights of patients in BC

Nov 15 2011

VANCOUVER, BC: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) today announced that it is assisting Dr. Brian Day defend the Charter rights of medical patients before the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC). Dr. Brian Day is the President and CEO of Cambie Surgeries Corporation, which operates the Cambie Surgery Centre in Vancouver,

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Press Release: Nisga’a “Chief Mountain” will appeal to BC Court of Appeal

Press Release: Nisga’a “Chief Mountain” will appeal to BC Court of Appeal

Nov 10 2011

Vancouver, BC: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) today announced that its clients Chief Mountain and Mercy Thomas will appeal the October 19th decision of the BC Supreme Court, which declined to set aside the self-government provisions of the Nisga’a Treaty. The BC Supreme Court dismissed the lawsuit by Chief Mountain

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Press Release: Taxpayer Irvin Leroux wins another round in court against CRA

Press Release: Taxpayer Irvin Leroux wins another round in court against CRA

Nov 03 2011

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Irvin Leroux, the beleaguered taxpayer who suffered financial ruin following a nightmare audit by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), has won the right to continue his lawsuit against the CRA in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. On November 1, 2011, the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected

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