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September 15th, 2022

Excess deaths contradict narrative of success

This Report draws attention to 2020-22 excess deaths in Canada and suggests that these have been caused by the indirect impacts of Canadian government Covid lockdown policies. T...

March 4th, 2022

Omicron: a variant of fearmongering

The message of fear proclaimed by government officials and the media was far overblown in light of the actual evidence concerning Omicron, the “variant of concern.”  Harshe...

December 15th, 2021

Are lockdowns worth their cost?

How foolish it would be to lose a dollar on a horse race, then bet another dollar on the instant-replay. Yet, unless Canadians draw the right lessons from their lockdown experie...

April 28th, 2021

Covid in Canada: Nothing much to fear

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms released a new Charter analysis on April 28, 2021 outlining why Canadians need not fear Covid to the extent the federal and provin...

April 9th, 2021

Bill C-15: Useless, dangerous, and divisive

The Justice Centre has submitted a report to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, entitled “Bill C-15: Useless, dangerous, and divisi...

November 20th, 2020

Bill C-7: The Danger of Undue Influence

The Justice Centre has submitted a report to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights entitled “Bill C-7: The Danger of Undue Influence” in response to the Federal...

May 20th, 2019

2019 Judicial Freedom Index

An analysis of Supreme Court of Canada rulings on Charter section 2 fundamental freedoms, 1982-2018 2019 Judicial Freedom Index...

May 1st, 2019

Defending Democratic Discourse

Repealing the Unconstitutional Provisions of the Elections Finance and Contributions Disclosure Act Defending Democratic Discourse...

May 20th, 2018

Inclusion, harassment, and discrimination:

Addressing barriers to free expression at WLU – Feedback on the Wilfrid Laurier University Draft Statement Inclusion, Harassment, and Discrimination: Addressing barriers to...

December 20th, 2017

Judicial Freedom Index

An analysis of Supreme Court of Canada rulings on Charter section 2 fundamental freedoms, 1982-2017 Judicial Freedom Index...

November 20th, 2017

Parental Rights are Human Rights

Bill 24 violates the Constitution Executive Summary Parental Rights are Human Rights: Bill 24 violates the Constitution...

November 20th, 2017

Religion and the Charter

The freedom to practice, critique, and offend Religion and the Charter: the freedom to practice, critique, and offend...

May 20th, 2017

Preserving Canada’s Free Society

Transgenderism, freedom of expression and government coercion Preserving Canada’s Free Society: Submission re: Bill C-16 (Transgenderism)...

April 20th, 2017

Protecting Children, Protecting Families

The legal rights of parents to be fully informed on all matters regarding their children’s education Protecting Children, Protecting Families...

March 22nd, 2017

Protections for Conscience Rights

Recommended Amendments to Bill C-14: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) Protections for Conscience Rights...

September 22nd, 2015

2015 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at 55 Canadian Public Universities 2015 Campus Freedom Index...

May 22nd, 2015

Refusing to Refer

Charter protection for physician conscience rights – submitted to College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Refusing to Refer – Charter protection for...

March 22nd, 2015

In Defence of Charter Freedoms

A legal analysis of the constitutionality of the “Policy – Conscientious Refusal” Submitted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan In...

February 22nd, 2015

In Defence of Charter Freedoms

A legal analysis of the constitutionality of the draft policy, “Professional Obligations and Human Rights” Submitted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of...

September 22nd, 2014

The 2014 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at 52 Canadian universities Sep. 29 News Release: Dozens of taxpayer-funded universities failing to uphold free expression on campus (6...

April 22nd, 2014

Parental Choice in Education

Alberta’s laws protect diversity and religious freedom Parental Choice in Education (12 pages)...

March 22nd, 2014

In Defence of the Free Society

A submission to provincial law societies on Diversity, Tolerance and Trinity Western University In Defence of the Free Society (to the Law Society of Upper Canada) In Defence of...

May 22nd, 2013

The 2013 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at Canadian universities News Release: 51% of Canadian universities fail to uphold free expression rights on campus (6 pages) 2013 Campus...

May 22nd, 2012

The 2012 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at Canadian universities News Release: Spirit of Censorship Haunts the University Campus (4 pages) 2012 Campus Freedom Index (15 pages) The...