Posts by Marnie Cathcart

New “secret” documents expose Justin Trudeau’s role in barring children’s camps from Canada Summer Jobs grants

Posted on Oct 15, 2019 in Latest Updates, News Releases

New “secret” documents expose Justin Trudeau’s role in barring children’s camps from Canada Summer Jobs grants

HALIFAX, PETERBOROUGH:  The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) today released new documents uncovered in its Canada Summer Jobs court cases, which show that Prime Minister Trudeau was directly involved in creating new rules used to bar faith-based summer camps from obtaining grants from the Canada Summer Jobs (“CSJ”) program. The documents (1, 2) reveal that two Christian summer camps were deemed ineligible for grants from the Canada Summer Jobs program on account of their Christian beliefs.  Documents obtained by the Justice Centre record how government employees...

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Justice Centre to appeal court ruling upholding Library’s censorship of documentary film

Posted on Oct 9, 2019 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

Justice Centre to appeal court ruling upholding Library’s censorship of documentary film

OTTAWA:  The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) today announced that Madeline Weld will appeal the September 16 Divisional Court ruling in Weld v. Ottawa Public Library. The Notice of Motion for leave to appeal at the Ontario Court of Appeal has been filed. The Justice Centre represents Ms. Weld and Valerie Price Thomas in their challenge to the Ottawa Public Library’s last-minute cancellation of a private viewing of the documentary film, “Killing Europe”.  The showing of the film was initially approved by library staff in November of 2017, and then suddenly...

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City of Edmonton sued over cancellation of lighting of the High Level Bridge

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

City of Edmonton sued over cancellation of lighting of the High Level Bridge

 The Justice Centre has filed a court application on behalf of the Alberta March for Life Association (AMLA) and Jerry Pasternak against the City of Edmonton over its decision to cancel a scheduled lighting of the High Level Bridge in colours chosen by AMLA. Operated by the City of Edmonton, the High Level Bridge is outfitted with 60,000 programmable lights, lit every day in the morning and evening. Through the “Light the Bridge” program, the City permits and invites members of the public and community groups to request the Bridge be lit in specific colours to reflect their event or...

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