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School sued for telling six-year-old girl that girls are not real

Posted on Nov 4, 2019 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

OTTAWA: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (www.jccf.ca) is representing a young girl (“NB”) and her mother in an application before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal against the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, the child’s former teacher and the principal of the school. The family brought the claim for discrimination on the basis of gender identity, for teaching NB and her class there are no such things as girls or boys. NB identifies strongly as a girl. The amended application includes a claim for discrimination on the basis of sex, and notes the child’s rights to...

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2014 Campus Freedom Index: Dozens of taxpayer-funded Canadian Universities failing to uphold free expression on campus

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

2014 Campus Freedom Index: Dozens of taxpayer-funded Canadian Universities failing to uphold free expression on campus

OTTAWA: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) today released the 2014 Campus Freedom Index, a report measuring the state of free speech at 52 Canadian public universities. Using a five-tier letter scale—A, B, C, D and F—the Campus Freedom Index grades universities and student unions on their stated policies (what they say) and their practices (what they do). Each university receives four letter grades for each of university policies, university practices, student union policies, and student union practices. With 208 grades awarded to 52 campuses, Canada’s universities...

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Posted on Jan 25, 2013 in Featured

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Second Featured Piece

Posted on Jan 24, 2013 in Featured

Second Featured Piece

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

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Posted on Jan 23, 2013 in Featured

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The free and democratic society which the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms holds out as our ideal can only be fulfilled by honouring and preserving Canada’s traditions of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of association, other individual rights, constitutionally limited government, the equality of all citizens before the law, and the rule of law.

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