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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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Update: Schmidt raw milk decision to be delayed

Update: Schmidt raw milk decision to be delayed

Sep 11 2011

The CCF has just been informed by the Ontario Court of Justice that the appeal decision in the Michael Schmidt raw milk case, originally expected on September 16, will not in fact be ready that day. The court has said it will advise counsel in advance next week about the

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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 2011

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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Advisory: Michael Schmidt Back in Court over Raw Milk

Advisory: Michael Schmidt Back in Court over Raw Milk

Apr 11 2011

NEWMARKET, ON: Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt will return to the Ontario Court of Justice on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 to fight the Ontario government’s appeal of his acquittal on charges relating to the distribution of raw milk. Schmidt was pronounced “not guilty” on January 21, 2010 of all 19 counts

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