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Free speech: Elections censorship law

Free speech: Elections censorship law

Sep 18 2019

The Canadian Constitution Foundation is challenging the constitutionality of section 91 of the Canada Elections Act (CEA). The CCF is deeply concerned about the harm that this law has on freedom of expression in Canada, particularly the freedom to engage in political speech, as guaranteed under s. 2(b) of the

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Toronto municipal election case intervention

Toronto municipal election case intervention

May 21 2019

The Canadian Constitution Foundation is proud to announce that it will be intervening in Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General). The appeal, which will be heard June 10th and 11th, raises the question of whether participating in a municipal election, either as a candidate or as a voter, is protected as “expressive

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Healthcare: Freedom of information request

Healthcare: Freedom of information request

Mar 29 2019

In August of 2017, the Canadian Constitution Foundation filed a request under BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), asking the BC government to come clean on just how much taxpayer money it has spent so far fighting to deny patients their right to timely healthcare treatment

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Premiers and Prime Minister meeting this week to discuss interprovincial free trade

Premiers and Prime Minister meeting this week to discuss interprovincial free trade

Dec 06 2018

The Canadian Constitution Foundation offers its best wishes to the Prime Minister and First Ministers meeting in Montreal this Friday, December 7, for productive talks on breaking down archaic interprovincial trade barriers that are holding the Canadian economy back. We understand that each province has its own regional concerns, but

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Your Health Can’t Wait

Your Health Can’t Wait

Jul 23 2018

This is too important. Join our fight. Sign-up at yourhealthcantwait.ca for important updates on our healthcare freedom case. And don’t forget to LIKE & SHARE this video.

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CCF Executive Director Howard Anglin talks about the TWU decision on June 15, 2018

CCF Executive Director Howard Anglin talks about the TWU decision on June 15, 2018

Jun 18 2018

A clip from CTV’s Power Play for Friday, June 15, 2018 with Mercedes Stephenson. Original clip available here.


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N.L. says inspectors can search you, take your blood and drop you at the border. Can they really do that?

N.L. says inspectors can search you, take your blood and drop you at the border. Can they really do that?

May 25 2020

In Newfoundland and Labrador, a public health inspector can pull you over in your car and demand that you show him what’s on your cell phone. He can take any “copies, extracts, photographs or videos” that he feels are necessary. He can force a swab up your nose or demand

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Arbitrary Covid-19 orders could bankrupt some businesses. Is that constitutional?

Arbitrary Covid-19 orders could bankrupt some businesses. Is that constitutional?

May 19 2020

In March, Canada’s premiers were faced with apocalyptic images of overwhelmed hospitals in Italy. They responded by shutting down as many businesses as they could. The idea was that by keeping most of the population at home, they could stop the spread of Covid-19. These emergency orders seem to have

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Join the CCF for a digital town hall meeting on government overreach and COVID-19

Join the CCF for a digital town hall meeting on government overreach and COVID-19

May 13 2020

Join CCF Executive Director Joanna Baron for a digital town hall meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, May 26 at 12:00 Noon Eastern Time featuring: Updates on CCF’s constitutional litigation, including our challenge against political speech censorship and our landmark Healthcare Freedom case; An update on areas of strategic concern vis-a-vis

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Canadian Constitution Foundation releases constitutional analysis of Canadian vaping laws

Canadian Constitution Foundation releases constitutional analysis of Canadian vaping laws

Feb 20 2020

TORONTO, ONTARIO — The Canadian Constitution Foundation today released a report by Dr. Leonid Sirota, professor of law at the Auckland University of Technology Law School, that outlines possible avenues for a constitutional challenge to current and proposed vaping legislation in Canada. The report highlights the rights of a specific

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Read the executive summary from our upcoming 2020 report on vaping

Read the executive summary from our upcoming 2020 report on vaping

Feb 12 2020

CANADIAN VAPING LAW: OVERVIEW AND CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES By Dr. Leonid Sirota, Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology, Law School Executive Summary In this soon-to-be-released report, Dr. Sirota, a leading constitutional scholar, summarizes the laws and regulations that govern vaping in Canada; assesses the effect of vaping legislation on harm reduction;

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Internal Trade Provincial Leadership Index

Internal Trade Provincial Leadership Index

Nov 14 2019

While Canada continues to negotiate free trade agreements with numerous countries, the provinces continue to maintain obstacles to trade within our own borders. The Montreal Economic Institute and the CCF have listed the provinces from best to worst in a ranking of their openness to internal trade. Executive Summary Canada

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