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CCF granted intervener status to defend Saskatchewan nurse’s free speech

CCF granted intervener status to defend Saskatchewan nurse’s free speech

Jun 05 2019

The CCF was granted intervener status by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal on June 4, 2019 to intervene in an important freedom of speech case. Freedom of speech is increasingly under attack from professional bodies seeking to regulate what their members can say. In most cases, this censorship would not

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Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation intervening in Toronto municipal election case

Release: Canadian Constitution Foundation intervening in Toronto municipal election case

May 21 2019

TORONTO – Ontario’s top court will soon decide whether the Charter protects municipal elections. The Canadian Constitution Foundation is pleased to announce that it will take part in the case as an intervener. On Friday, the Court of Appeal for Ontario granted the CCF leave to intervene in Toronto (City)

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Release: Alberta court to hear important beer appeal

Release: Alberta court to hear important beer appeal

Apr 08 2019

On Tuesday April 9, the Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) will hear arguments on the Steam Whistle v. AGLC decision, a case that could have profound implications for both the future of interprovincial trade and for Alberta’s beer consumers. “What makes this case so important is it marks the first

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Release: BC government opposes financial transparency while seeking to present secret evidence to the court

Release: BC government opposes financial transparency while seeking to present secret evidence to the court

Mar 27 2019

BC still doesn’t want you to know how much the government has spent since 2009 fighting against patients suffering on waitlists who want their government to respect their Charter right to timely treatment. Since 2009, the BC government has been litigating against patient plaintiffs who have suffered as a result

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Release: Freedom to express controversial political views on trial at Supreme Court of Canada

Release: Freedom to express controversial political views on trial at Supreme Court of Canada

Mar 20 2019

This Thursday on March 21, 2019, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) will intervene at the Supreme Court of Canada in the important case of Fleming v. Ontario to provide unequivocal support for the right to freedom of expression, and in particular, the right of all Canadians to express controversial views in a

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Announcing the new National Director of the Runnymede Society

Announcing the new National Director of the Runnymede Society

Mar 20 2019

TORONTO—The Runnymede Society is pleased to announce that Mark Mancini will be taking over for Joanna Baron as National Director this Spring, 2019. Mark was a founding Runnymede Society chapter president at the University of New Brunswick and has distinguished himself as an eloquent and prominent young legal academic and

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Release: Announcing our new Executive Director

Release: Announcing our new Executive Director

Mar 19 2019

The Canadian Constitution Foundation is thrilled to announce that Joanna Baron will be taking over from Howard Anglin as Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation as of April 13, 2019. Joanna has been the National Director of the Runnymede Society for the last three years, during which time she

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Release: Provinces must create a ‘New Canadian Partnership’ for trade says new paper

Release: Provinces must create a ‘New Canadian Partnership’ for trade says new paper

Mar 13 2019

A New Canadian Partnership for domestic free trade could produce economic benefits for Canadians that rival those of international free trade agreements. That’s the conclusion of Professor Ian Brodie, political scientist at the University of Calgary, in a new public policy study for the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS).

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Release: CCF takes aim at Alberta’s unconstitutional beer policy

Release: CCF takes aim at Alberta’s unconstitutional beer policy

Dec 17 2018

December 17, 2018—Last Friday, the Alberta Court of Appeal granted the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) leave to intervene in the appeal of the Steam Whistle v. AGLC decision, in which two out-of-province beer companies successfully challenged unconstitutional discrimination by Alberta against their products. The CCF is intervening to ensure the court correctly

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