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University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union sued over censorship of free expression on campus

In Rights by Michael Rae

News Release University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union sued over censorship of free expression on campus TORONTO: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms has filed a court action against the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU), to defend the free expression rights of a pro-life student group that is being denied Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!

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MODEST BUT MEANINGFUL CHANGE: REFORMING EQUALIZATION

In Analysis, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

One of Canada’s key federal transfer programs, equalization, has been called the ‘glue’ that binds the Canadian federation. Mandated by the Constitution Act (1982), the program’s aim is to “…ensure that provincial governments have sufficient revenues to provide reasonably comparable levels of public services at reasonably comparable levels of taxation” (36.2). Indeed, Canada’s equalization program is much studied as a key piece of the machinery of one of the world’s most decentralized, and successful, federations. Read the complete article inPDF format here Click to access modest.pdf www.aims.ca/en/home/default.aspx

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The excessive taxation of mutual funds undermines Canadians’ RRSP savings

In Analysis, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

Montreal, Friday, February 26, 2016 – While the negative market returns of recent months have reduced the value of Canadians’ and Quebecers’ RRSPs, the MEI points out that governments make the goal of saving for retirement even more difficult by inflating mutual fund management fees. en lire plus http://www.iedm.org

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University of Alberta demands $17,500 from pro-life students to express opinions on campus

In Rights by Michael Rae

University of Alberta demands $17,500 from pro-life students to express opinions on campus Amberlee Nicol and her club UAlberta Pro-Life have faced numerous obstacles on campus when trying to express their opinions EDMONTON: The University of Alberta has imposed a $17,500 “security fee” on a student group seeking to host a pro-life event http://www.jccf.ca/

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Toronto Board reverses decision to ban Christian group from Yonge-Dundas Square

In Analysis, Miscellaneous, Rights by Michael Rae

News Release Friday, February 5, 2016 Toronto Board reverses decision to ban Christian group from Yonge-Dundas Square TORONTO:  On February 4, 2016, the Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) Board of Management reversed the October 2015 decision of YDS staff to ban Voices of the Nations (VOTN) from Yonge-Dundas Square.  The Board has directed that a permit be granted to VOTN to http://www.jccf.ca/

Boys will use girls washrooms: new NDP gender “Guidelines” are mandatory not voluntary New NDP gender “Guidelines” are mandatory not voluntary

In Miscellaneous, Opinion, Rights by Michael Rae

News Release Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Boys will use girls washrooms: new NDP gender “Guidelines” are mandatory not voluntary CALGARY: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms has received no response from Alberta Education Minister David Eggen about whether his new “Guidelines” will be voluntary for Alberta schools.  Released on January 13, 2016, the http://www.jccf.ca/