Statement on CCLA vs Nova Scotia (Attorney General)

In Rights by poladmin

OTTAWA — Cara Zwibel, Cara Zwibel, Director of Fundamental Freedoms for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), made the following remarks today:
We are very pleased with today’s decision from the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.
Canadians’ right to freedom of expression and freedom of peaceful assembly should never be curtailed lightly.
Today, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal agreed that the Government’s exceptionally broad injunction went too far. It subjected every single person in Nova Scotia to unreasonable restrictions on fundamental rights in the absence of evidence that this was necessary or proportional.
This should be a strong signal to governments

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