John Carpay spoke to young activists, self-described as “Generation Screwed”, who were assembled in Calgary in November to learn more about the nation’s debt problems, what it means for their future, and what they can do about it. John’s presentation was about the soft tyranny of democratic despotism, terms taken from Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!
Education Minister challenged: are new NDP gender “Guidelines” really voluntary?
CALGARY: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms has challenged Alberta Education Minister David Eggen to elaborate on his claim that his new “Guidelines” will be voluntary for Alberta schools. Released earlier this month, the Education Ministry’s “Guidelines” would require all schools in Alberta to: accept “self-identification” as the sole measure of Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!
Is Internet access a basic right? Should access to high-speed Internet be considered a basic communication service?
That is the question which the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is expected to weigh in today at Lets #TalkBroadband – the regulator’s public hearing on basic telecommunications services. More than 25 000 comments were received by the CRTC during the first phase of the consultation which kicked off in April last year, and more than 30 000 Canadians filled out the questionnaire during the second phase. Read more at ITin Canada
Justice Centre testifies on physician-assisted suicide before Parliamentary Committee
OTTAWA: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms will testify before a Joint Committee of the House of Commons and Senate today, regarding what Parliament’s response should be to the 2015 Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. BC (Attorney General). The Supreme Court of Canada struck down the Criminal Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!
Poll: Public Broadly Unaware that “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was Disproved by Obama Administration
By James D. Agresti A nationwide scientific poll has found that nearly two-thirds of voters don’t know that the Obama administration debunked the claim that Michael Brown held up his hands in surrender before he was shot. … Continue reading → Visit JustFacts.com for the complete article.
New Documentary: Fixing Canada’s Constitution
The Justice Centre is excited to support Dr. John Robson’s forthcoming documentary about Canada’s constitution, to be completed in 2016. True, Strong, and Free is a documentary project produced by the Justice Centre and Robson-Pellerin Communications “True, Strong, and Free” is a documentary film which examines the history of government in Canada, from its Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!
Electoral Reform: Referendum, Yes or No? David Mitchell
The good news is that the federal government’s pledge to do away with our existing system of voting is sparking a lively national debate on democratic renewal. The bad news is that that debate may be drowned out by the debate over how to ask Canadians what they think of it. Read the entire article in PDF Format at PolicyMagzine.ca
News Release: Free speech at stake in court application against Oshawa student union
News Release February 1, 2016 Free speech at stake in court application against Oshawa student union OSHAWA: The Justice Centre has filed a court application against the Student Association at Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (“Student Association”) to defend the free speech rights and freedom of association of a Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!
Prosecuting climate chaos skeptics with RICO Al Gore, Torquemada Whitehouse, Democrat AGs threaten to silence and bankrupt skeptics
by Paul Driessen It’s been a rough stretch for Climate Armageddon religionists and totalitarians. Real World science, climate and weather events just don’t support their manmade cataclysm narrative. The horrid consequences of anti-fossil fuel energy policies are increasingly in the news. And despite campaigns by the $1.5-trillion-per-year government-industry-activist-scientific Climate Crisis Consortium, Americans consistently rank global warming at the very bottom of their serious concerns. But instead of debating their critics, or marshaling a more persuasive, evidence-based case that we really do face a manmade climate catastrophe, alarmists have ramped up their shrill rhetoric, imposed more …
University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union sued over censorship of free expression on campus
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!
MODEST BUT MEANINGFUL CHANGE: REFORMING EQUALIZATION
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
The excessive taxation of mutual funds undermines Canadians’ RRSP savings
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