Zoom Town Hall with Special Guest Dr. Brian Day Tuesday, July 14th, 12:00-1:00 EST The coronavirus crisis has exposed long-existing gaps in Canada’s healthcare system, with hundreds of people being forced to delay procedures and Canada’s hospitals, already operating at capacity, being severely stressed. BC estimates it might take up
TORONTO, ON: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is raising concerns about the constitutionality of mandatory mask orders that have been imposed or contemplated in municipalities across Ontario. “We are concerned that communities like Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph are imposing mandatory mask orders that are too broad and violate Charter guaranteed rights to liberty,
Toronto criminal lawyer Thomas Surmanski is worried that the near shutdown of Ontario courts between mid-March and early July due to Covid-19 will make the already-painful trial delays that his clients suffer from even longer. Surmanski was supposed to defend a client at a two-week trial planned for June. He
Are taxpayers entitled to know how much money the government has spent on a court battle that has been going on for more than 10 years? That is the question before the B.C. Court of Appeal on June 24. The Canadian Constitution Foundation, a charitable organization that brought this case
The Government of British Columbia really doesn’t want you to know how much the government has spent since 2009 fighting against patients suffering on waiting lists who want their Charter right to timely treatment. And lawyers representing the CCF were in the Court of Appeal for British Columbia this week for the
TORONTO, ON: The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is denouncing a recent report that Elections Ontario has found that some February advertisements opposing the Ontario teachers strikes appear to have violated the Ontario Elections Finance Act. “Putting aside that portions of the Ontario Election Finances Act should be struck down as
The Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) is a charity dedicated to defending constitutional rights and freedoms. We do not receive government funding and rely on donations to support litigation keeping governments accountable to our Constitution including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The CCF works to ensure that Canadians have the knowledge to recognize and protect their constitutional rights and historical liberties.
“We protect the constitutional freedoms of Canadians through education, communication and litigation.”