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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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Media Advisory: BC businessman suing CRA for damages back before BC Court

Media Advisory: BC businessman suing CRA for damages back before BC Court

Oct 27 2011

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: The appeal of Leroux v. Canada Revenue Agency will be heard in the British Columbia Court of Appeal on November 1, 2011. The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is supporting Mr. Leroux in his 15+ year legal battle with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). A decision in Mr.

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Media Advisory: BC Court to Release Decision Determining Validity of Nisga’a Agreement

Media Advisory: BC Court to Release Decision Determining Validity of Nisga’a Agreement

Oct 18 2011

VANCOUVER, BC: The British Columbia Supreme Court will issue its decision in Chief Mountain et al. v. Canada et. al on October 19, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. P.S.T. Assisted in the litigation by the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), James Robinson, a Nisga’a ancestral chief with the hereditary title of Chief

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Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to defend free speech at Supreme Court of Canada

Media Advisory: Canadian Constitution Foundation to defend free speech at Supreme Court of Canada

Oct 11 2011

OTTAWA, ON: The appeal of Whatcott v. Saskatchewan (Human Rights Tribunal) will be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada on Wednesday, October 12, 2011. The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is intervening in support of the right of individuals to express their opinions on matters of public policy. The CCF

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Release: Raw Milk Farmer Suffers Setback, Vows to Continue Fighting

Release: Raw Milk Farmer Suffers Setback, Vows to Continue Fighting

Sep 28 2011

Newmarket, ON: Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt suffered a setback in his campaign to legalize raw milk today when the decision of Justice Peter Tetley of the Ontario Court of Justice reversed a lower court decision and found Schmidt guilty on 15 of the 19 charges. Schmidt had been acquitted of

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Advisory: Court Delays Raw Milk Decision – Again

Advisory: Court Delays Raw Milk Decision – Again

Sep 16 2011

The following e-mail was received by CCF litigation director Karen Selick at 2:23 p.m. EST on Tuesday, September 27: “Unfortunately our computers were down for the afternoon yesterday and this judgment will not be released until tomorrow. Justice Tetley would like to thank you all for your patience. Yours truly,

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Advisory: Raw Milk Decision Expected Tuesday, September 27

Advisory: Raw Milk Decision Expected Tuesday, September 27

Sep 15 2011

NEWMARKET, ON: The Ontario Court of Justice has advised that the decision pertaining to dairy farmer Michael Schmidt and the distribution of raw milk will be sent electronically to the lawyers involved on Tuesday, September 27 at 4:00 p.m. Mr. Justice Peter Tetley apologized for the delay. Michael Schmidt will

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Advisory: Raw Milk Decision Expected on Friday September 16

Advisory: Raw Milk Decision Expected on Friday September 16

Sep 13 2011

NEWMARKET, ON: Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt will find out on Friday, September 16, 2011 whether the Ontario Court of Justice will uphold or reverse last year’s “not guilty” verdict on 19 charges relating to the distribution of raw milk. Schmidt’s lawyer is Karen Selick, Litigation Director with the Canadian Constitution

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