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New report highlights Canada’s wait times and our bizarre government monopoly on healthcare

New report highlights Canada’s wait times and our bizarre government monopoly on healthcare

Jan 22 2020

Happy New Year! The fight for Canadian governments to recognize the right of all Canadians to seek out healthcare continues into the new decade. The case’s final closing arguments will be made the week of February 24th in Vancouver, following which we expect up to a year for a judgment

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CCF to intervene in Supreme Court hearing on cruel and unusual punishment and corporations

CCF to intervene in Supreme Court hearing on cruel and unusual punishment and corporations

Jan 20 2020

In 2012, a privately owned Quebec company was issued a fine of $30,834 under the province’s Building Act for carrying out construction work as a contractor without holding the requisite licence for that purpose. The corporation responded by challenging the constitutionality of the fine in court, arguing that it violated

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“Put down the craft beer and back away!”

“Put down the craft beer and back away!”

Dec 16 2019

Bizarre restrictions on consumers and businesses are evident around the world. Why are we surprised that it’s happening here in Canada too? Example? Laws prevent you from doing business or working in the same sectors in other provinces. And Canadians can’t trade freely in our own country. Canadians can’t even

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Save Canadian healthcare. Help Canadians have their right to choose not to wait recognized.

Save Canadian healthcare. Help Canadians have their right to choose not to wait recognized.

Dec 16 2019

Our healthcare system is the pride of Canadians, coast to coast to coast—until they need it. Backlogs and a lack of space has us waiting sometimes for years for basic treatments. However, it’s illegal for most Canadians to purchase care when the wait’s too long. Example? Walid Khalfallah of BC

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Is your right to speak out less valid than anyone else’s?

Is your right to speak out less valid than anyone else’s?

Dec 16 2019

Attacks on free speech are happening all around the world. Many Canadians will be surprised to find out it’s happening here too! Example? The fining of Carolyn Strom who spoke out against the quality of healthcare her grandfather was receiving in Saskatchewan. Or the arrest of Randy Fleming in Ontario.

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Release: Alberta Court of Appeal relies on CCF’s Comeau case to dismantle provincial trade barrier

Release: Alberta Court of Appeal relies on CCF’s Comeau case to dismantle provincial trade barrier

Dec 02 2019

Today, the Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) decided that two expired beer policies of the Alberta government violated Canada’s so-called “free trade” guarantee contained in section 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867. In so doing, the Court has upheld the constitutional rights of all Canadians. Section 121 reads: All Articles

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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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New Globe and Mail special covers our Healthcare Freedom Case

New Globe and Mail special covers our Healthcare Freedom Case

Nov 13 2019

The Globe and Mail published a new article featuring the CCF’s challenge for healthcare freedom and patient rights. The piece provides a helpful overview of Dr. Brian Day’s fight with the government of BC over his clinic. It also details the irreversible harm that came to patient plaintiff Walid Khalfallah

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Supreme Court of Canada protects the right to publicly express controversial opinions

Supreme Court of Canada protects the right to publicly express controversial opinions

Oct 06 2019

Ottawa – The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has today decided that Randy Fleming was illegally arrested by the Ontario Provincial Police in 2009. In so doing, the SCC has protected the right of Canadians to express controversial political opinion in the public square. Today’s decision concerns numerous constitutional issues

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