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About the Justice Centre

All of the Justice Centre’s services to the public are provided free of charge. We do not ask for or receive any government funding.  We are supported entirely by the voluntary donations of Canadians who cherish the Charter freedoms of expression, association, religion, conscience and peaceful assembly.

Case Submission Process

We seek to represent courageous clients who are willing to stand up for their human rights and Charter freedoms and are willing to go to court.  Due to the large volume of requests we receive, and our need to handle them efficiently, all case inquiries must be submitted online, not by telephone. Our legal reviews each request carefully.  We are only able to take on a small fraction of the large number of cases that are submitted to us.

Cases we do not take

We do not take cases against private companies or businesses. If you work for an employer that is not government, we are unable to assist you. We do not take any cases involving family law, landlord and tenant disputes, wills and estates, or class action lawsuits.

Our Mandate

The Justice Centre deals primarily with cases that involve the violation of our freedoms to move, travel, assemble, associate and worship, as protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  We are also involved with human rights cases, and with the conduct of governmental bodies like universities and the professional bodies that regulate (for example) doctors, nurses, lawyers and other professionals. The Charter only applies to the laws and actions of government. We do not take cases against private entities or businesses or those involving family law, landlord and tenant disputes, wills and estates, or class action lawsuits.

How to submit a case

If you feel your constitutional freedoms have been violated by government (federal, provincial or municipal) or by a government entity (e.g. university, human rights commission, or professional association) please fill out the appropriate form below. After you have completed the proper form, a member of our legal team will follow up with you if your case is suitable for further consideration by our team. If you are a student you must fill out the student form.

All information that you provide to the Justice Centre is confidential.

STOP: If you are submitting a case for legal help related to mandatory vaccines, you must review this information page before contacting us. If the information provided is for questions that are answered in our information page, we will be unable to provide a personal reply. If you have a union, you must file a grievance with your union and go through the process - we are unable to help members of a union.
We ask that you use the correct form for serious inquiries only. By submitting this form, you should be prepared to go to court to pursue the issue you are inquiring about.

Columns & Reports - COVID-19


April 14, 2020 - Alberta's Bill 10 is an affront to the rule of law By John Carpay, The National Post

April 10, 2020 - The cost of the coronavirus cure could be deadlier than the disease - By John Carpay, The Post Millenial

April 7, 2020 - Analysis of Part 3 of Alberta’s Public Health Act: (Communicable Diseases and Public Health Emergencies)  - By John Carpay

April 5, 2020 - Canadian coronavirus prediction models must be transparent  - By John Carpay, The Post Millenial

Mar 31st, 2020 - Careful, crises are an ideal time for the state to grab powers: we’re already seeing it in Canada - By Justice Centre board member Bruce Pardy, The Financial Post

March 20, 2020 - Justice dismantled as restrictions placed on court systems - By staff lawyer Lisa Bildy, The Post Millenial

Columns & Reports - COVID-19


April 14, 2020 - Alberta's Bill 10 is an affront to the rule of law By John Carpay, The National Post

April 10, 2020 - The cost of the coronavirus cure could be deadlier than the disease - By John Carpay, The Post Millenial

April 7, 2020 - Analysis of Part 3 of Alberta’s Public Health Act: (Communicable Diseases and Public Health Emergencies)  - By John Carpay

April 5, 2020 - Canadian coronavirus prediction models must be transparent  - By John Carpay, The Post Millenial

Mar 31st, 2020 - Careful, crises are an ideal time for the state to grab powers: we’re already seeing it in Canada - By Justice Centre board member Bruce Pardy, The Financial Post

March 20, 2020 - Justice dismantled as restrictions placed on court systems - By staff lawyer Lisa Bildy, The Post Millenial