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UBC capitulates to Antifa, refuses to reinstate Andy Ngo event

Posted on Jan 13, 2020 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

UBC capitulates to Antifa, refuses to reinstate Andy Ngo event

VANCOUVER: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (www.jccf.ca) is proceeding with legal action against the University of British Columbia for refusing to rescind its cancellation of a planned campus event, featuring Andy Ngo on the topic of Antifa violence. The Free Speech Club and UBC entered into a contract on November 25, 2019 to hold the event, and the club paid the required booking deposit. The UBC Executive unilaterally cancelled the event in December 2019, stating in an email shortly before Christmas that this was necessary due to concerns “about the safety and security of...

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BC Appeal Court in part overturns lower court ruling which infringed free speech of father of transgender child

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases, Uncategorized

BC Appeal Court in part overturns lower court ruling which infringed free speech of father of transgender child

VANCOUVER: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (jccf.ca) is reviewing the January 10, 2020 decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in the case of a father who is deeply concerned with his minor female-born child undergoing controversial gender transition treatments. In part, the Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court ruling which limited what the father could say regarding his child’s transition, including to third party persons. The now 15-year old child involved in the case was born female, but with the mother’s support decided to proceed with testosterone...

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Yaniv targets another East Indian beauty salon in new waxing complaint

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

Yaniv targets another East Indian beauty salon in new waxing complaint

VANCOUVER:  The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (jccf.ca) has been retained to defend Vancouver esthetic salon She Point Beauty Studio against a new human rights complaint from serial complainant Jessica Yaniv. Yaniv has male genitalia and was born a biological male, but now self-identifies as female. In 2018, Yaniv approached 14 or more esthetic salons in the greater Vancouver area requesting a “Brazilian” bikini wax, which is the waxing of the female genital area. Yaniv claimed the right to the service based on self-identification as a woman. When the estheticians refused...

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Campus free speech versus Antifa thugs: UBC must choose

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates

Campus free speech versus Antifa thugs: UBC must choose

By John Carpay THE POST MILLENIAL Will the University of British Columbia (UBC) honour and uphold its own commitment to free expression, or pander to violent Antifa thugs? This question arises from UBC’s cancellation of a campus event featuring journalist Andy Ngo, who is also editor-at-large at The Post Millennial. Mr. Ngo was physically assaulted by Antifa (short for “anti-fascist”) in Portland, Oregon in June of 2019, while covering a protest. In November 2019, UBC approved a speaking engagement for Mr. Ngo, sponsored by The Free Speech Club, entitled “Understanding ANTIFA...

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Free speech victory as Court rules against University of Alberta $17,500 security fee

Posted on Jan 6, 2020 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

Free speech victory as Court rules against University of Alberta $17,500 security fee

EDMONTON:  The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (jccf.ca) is pleased with the January 6, 2020 decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal, which rejects the University of Alberta’s imposition of a $17,500 security fee on UAlberta Pro-Life. Demanded by the University in 2016, this security fee had prevented the small student club from hosting educational displays on campus. Analysis of the decision is ongoing. The case arose in March of 2015, when the University of Alberta condoned the behaviour of a mob that physically obstructed a peaceful, stationary pro-life display on campus,...

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Alberta County sued over Grinch-like plan to remove signs from private property on Christmas Eve

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 in Featured, Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

Alberta County sued over Grinch-like plan to remove signs from private property on Christmas Eve

CALGARY: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) has filed a court application seeking an injunction against Foothills County on behalf of Spot Ads Inc. and resident landowners who have Spot Ads and personal signs on their private property attached to the sides of trailers. The court application is needed to prevent the County from removing the signs while a constitutional challenge is ongoing against a County bylaw that violates free expression by prohibiting signs attached to the sides of trailers. In violation of the free expression and private property rights of...

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