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JCCF granted intervener status in B.C. Civil Liberties Association v. University of Victoria

Posted on Jul 13, 2015 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

JCCF has been granted intervener status in the B.C. Court of Appeal, on behalf of campus free speech rights, in the case of BC Civil Liberties Association v. University of Victoria. This case arose in 2013, when the U-Vic pro-life student club Youth Protecting Youth (YPY) was granted approval by the university administration to conduct a small, peaceful demonstration on campus, involving students holding pro-life signs, handing out pamphlets, and engaging fellow students in conversation.  The day prior to this YPY event, club president Cam Cote received a call from the University...

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Justice denied at the University of Alberta

Posted on Feb 3, 2015 in Justice Update, Latest Updates

Pro-life group ignored following poster vandalism It isn’t easy being a pro-life student, or anyone else with an unpopular, unconventional or politically incorrect opinion.  The 2014 Campus Freedom Index records more than a dozen cases of pro-life clubs being targeted for censorship purely because of their views.  For University of Alberta law student Cameron Wilson, it’s all too familiar.  While at the University of Calgary, Wilson and six other students were charged with non-academic misconduct for having set up a pro-life display in a high-traffic area of campus.  With legal...

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Published Columns

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 in

2019 Fate of free speech on campus uncertain Toronto Sun, February 11, 2019 Democracy and justice depend on freedom and privacy rights The Post Millennial, February 7, 2019 Progressive intolerance hurts the cause of diversity The Post Millennial, January 19, 2019 Can a 14 year old girl decide on permanent infertility, facial hair and a male voice? Post Millennial, January 11, 2019 Free speech trampled in the name of human rights Post Millennial, January 1, 2019 2018 Federal government abandons compelled speech in Canada Summer Jobs program Post Millennial, December 15, 2018 On the...

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Active Cases

Posted on Feb 7, 2013 in

Click here to see our concluded cases Click here to see our out-of-court victories Index Foster Care Applicants v. Simcoe Muskoka Child Services Oger v. Whatcott Grace Chapel v. New Westminster Anvil Centre Weld v. Ottawa Public Library Canada Summer Jobs Attestation Parents, Independent and Religious Schools v. Alberta Minister of Education PARLA v. City of Prince Albert Nicholas Troller v. Manitoba Public Insurance Lorne Grabher v. Nova Scotia Registrar of Motor Vehicles Independent Baptist Academies v. Minister of Education Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada v. College of...

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