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Individual Freedoms

(Section 2 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms):

  • freedom of association
  • freedom of peaceful assembly
  • freedom of conscience and religion
  • freedom of expression, belief and opinion

Economic Liberty

(Section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms):

The right to earn a living free from arbitrary interference from government; the basic human right to own and enjoy property.


Equal Opportunity

(Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms):

The right to equality before the law for all individuals.


The CCF will NOT consider the following cases:

  • Any situation in which both parties are private individuals or businesses: landlord-tenant disputes, disagreements between consumers and businesses, and employer-employee conflicts.
  • Any family law, divorce, maintenance or custody issues.
  • Any police and prisoner brutality claims, or criminal cases.
 

If your situation meets the above criteria, please fill out the following Potential Case Form:

 

Your Name (required)

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Subject

Briefly summarize your dispute or case

Did the government body/agency in question give you any explanation for its actions against you? If so what was it?

Why do you think the government has taken these actions against you?

Is your case currently in litigation? If so, in what court or before what tribunal or agency?

If your case is already in litigation, what is the next important date or deadline, and what is scheduled for that date?

Have you consulted and/or retained a lawyer? If so, who is the lawyer, and what is his or her address and/or telephone number? Can we contact him or her if we want to learn more about your case?

What do you want the Canadian Constitution Foundation to do for you?

Due to limited time and resources, the CCF will only contact you if we have further interest in your case. This is not to say your case is unimportant but that we are unable to take it at this time.

Please do not follow up by contacting the CCF outside this form unless otherwise instructed to do so.


Disclaimers

Confidentiality: The CCF does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail or through its website, or otherwise by electronic means, including communications left in voicemail messages on firm telephones. Information provided through this form may not be treated as confidential and will not be protected by any solicitor-client privilege.

No solicitor-client relationship: Accessing or using this website does not create a solicitor-client relationship. Although accessing or using this web site may facilitate access to or communications with CCF employees, including lawyers who work at the CCF, by e-mail or voicemail, receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any CCF employee does not create a solicitor-client relationship. A solicitor-client relationship will arise between you and the CCF only if we specifically agree in writing to act for you, and not before or otherwise. Unless and until we specifically agree to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

Information: The materials provided on this site are for information purposes only. These materials constitute general information relating to areas of law of interest to the CCF and its employees and to past cases supported by the CCF. They do NOT constitute legal advice or other professional advice of any kind and you may not rely on the contents of this website as such. The contents of the website do not necessarily represent the opinions of the CCF, any of its employees, including lawyers who work at the CCF, or its clients. If you require legal advice, you should retain legal counsel to advise you.

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