Christine Van Geyn: When governments pay to sue themselves on your dime

The government should not fund lawsuits against its own laws with taxpayer money.This should be obvious.Yet quietly working its way through Parliament is a private member’s bill, Bill C-316, that would embed the controversial Court Challenges Program directly into legislation. The Court Challenges Program offers federal taxpayer funding to certain…

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Does your right to freedom of expression include the right to say unpopular things? YES!!

In this video Christine explains why the Canadian Constitution Foundation is paying the legal fees of a village councillor in PEI who put up an unpopular sign on his property. You can read more about the case here & here. Please sign our petition to DROP the sanctions against councillor…

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No, an eclipse is not an emergency

Niagara Region in Ontario has declared a state of emergency because of the eclipse!! This is a real abuse of the legislation they declared an emergency under, the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. If we allow declarations of emergency for things like tourism associated with the eclipse, municipalities will…

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