CCLA Reacts to Working Families Decision

In Rights by poladmin

OTTAWA — Cara Zwibel, Director of Fundamental Freedoms for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), reacted to the Working Families decision today where the CCLA was an intervener;
The Ontario Court of Appeal has agreed that the government’s third-party election law violated the Charter. It is encouraging that the Court has found the overly broad third-party spending limits unconstitutional but concerning that the lower court’s error (finding no violation of the right to vote) had potential to impact the last election.
The Ontario government tried to insulate its unconstitutional legislation by invoking the notwithstanding clause. The Court of Appeal’s finding

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