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Concordia students spark discussion with free speech wall

In Rights by Michael Rae

Concordia students spark discussion with free speech wall In March, Concordia students raised a free speech wall on campus in an effort to educate their peers about the importance of free speech to our universities.  The Concordia free speech wall was hosted by the student group Generation Screwed: Concordia, and was sponsored by the Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!

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How Bill 10 impacts homeschooling in Alberta

In Rights by Michael Rae

How Bill 10 impacts homeschooling in Alberta The Alberta Home Education Association published a piece from Justice Centre president John Carpay in its winter newsletter, explaining how Alberta’s Bill 10 and Gender Guidelines violate the rights and freedoms of Canadians. Below is John’s article. Read the full newsletter here. Governments never strip citizens Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!

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Westminster Meets Digital: Are We Up to the Challenge? Davide Cargnello and Karl Salgo

In Opinion, Rights by Michael Rae

In Canada as elsewhere, governments are struggling  to keep up with the rapid pace of social and cultural change—especially change associated with the rise of digital culture and technology. Digital governance may well be the most significant challenge facing governing institutions in the coming years—in a context where information knows no boundaries, power is dispersed and authority and accountability need to be reconceived. Is Canada up to the challenge? Read the entire article in PDF format at PolicyMagazine.ca

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Agents of SHIELD fiction taps real-life debate about justice, right and wrong

In Education, Opinion, Politics, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

The end justifies the means. By any means necessary. These are slogans people hear regularly, and despite their brevity actually represent a school of thought in moral philosophy. If a particular outcome is just, the argument goes, then whatever it takes to secure that end is therefore also just.This is Vist The Fraser Institute to read the complete article

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First Nations funding in Canada Four streams with substantial growth

In Analysis, Finance, Politics, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

A recent op-ed cited the “myth of underfunding” of First Nations communities in Canada. Whatever your opinion on the issue, the facts are clear. Consider the four streams of revenue that flow to First Nations across the country.Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)Total spending by the INAC, a federal department, Vist The Fraser Institute to read the complete article

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Social Security and Class Warfare

In Analysis, Finance, Health Care, Politics, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

By James D. Agresti April 6, 2016 At the request of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published a study about the impact of life expectancy on Social Security benefits. As expected, GAO found … Continue reading → Visit JustFacts.com for the complete article.

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Federal legislation on physician-assisted suicide ignores conscience rights – Justice Centre responds to Federal Government’s Bill C-14

In Rights by Michael Rae

NEWS RELEASE- Federal legislation on physician-assisted suicide ignores conscience rights Justice Centre responds to Federal Government’s Bill C-14 April 14, 2016 OTTAWA: Today the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms responded to the Government of Canada’s tabled draft legislation to regulate physician-assisted suicide, which the Government refers to as “medical assistance in dying” (“MAID”).  The proposed legislation, Vist The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms to read more!

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VIDEO: The Soft Tyranny of Democratic Depotism

In Rights by Michael Rae

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!

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Education Minister challenged: are new NDP gender “Guidelines” really voluntary?

In Rights by Michael Rae

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!

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Is Internet access a basic right? Should access to high-speed Internet be considered a basic communication service?

In Analysis, Education, Opinion, Politics, Rights by Michael Rae

 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

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Justice Centre testifies on physician-assisted suicide before Parliamentary Committee

In Rights by Michael Rae

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!

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Poll: Public Broadly Unaware that “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was Disproved by Obama Administration

In Analysis, Opinion, Research, Rights by Michael Rae

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.