Published Reports

Support All Students

Categorical School Notification Restrictions Violate the Constitutional Rights of Students and Parents – November 2019


“Hate” or “Disagreement”? Respecting Charter-protected freedom of expression in a digital world

Brief to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights- May 31, 2019


Resisting Censorship on Campus: Your Right to Express Your Opinions

Addressing freedom of expression on Canadian university campuses


2019 Judicial Freedom Index

An analysis of Supreme Court of Canada rulings on Charter section 2 fundamental freedoms, 1982-2018


Defending Democratic Discourse

Repealing the Unconstitutional Provisions of the Elections Finance and Contributions Disclosure Act


Empowering Free Inquiry: An Act to Protect Free Expression at Alberta’s Public Colleges and Universities

Submitted to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta


Proposal for an Act to Protect Free Expression at Ontario’s public colleges and universities

Submitted to Doug Ford, Premier; Merrillee Fullerton, Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities; Caroline Mulroney, Attorney General


Inclusion, harassment, and discrimination:

Addressing barriers to free expression at WLU – Feedback on the Wilfrid Laurier University Draft Statement


Free Speech on Campus: The Pursuit of Truth as the Purpose of Education

Submission to the Wilfrid Laurier University Task Force on Freedom of Expression


Judicial Freedom Index

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


Religion and the Charter

The freedom to practice, critique, and offend


The Fundamental Importance of Freedoms under the Charter:

Speaking notes for the oral presentation to the Parliamentary Forum on Constitutional Freedoms by Jay Cameron


Parental Rights are Human Rights

Bill 24 violates the Constitution


A Threat to Democracy: Government control over Canadians’ thoughts, beliefs and opinions

Submissions on Motion 103 – Brief to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage


Preserving Canada’s Free Society

Transgenderism, freedom of expression and government coercion


Protecting Children, Protecting Families

The legal rights of parents to be fully informed on all matters regarding their children’s education


Ensuring Judges Have the Facts: Protecting the Public and Accused Persons

Submitted to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, April 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)


Continuing the Healing Tradition

Submitted to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, March 2016


Protecting Patients and Doctors: The Charter Rights of Medical Practitioners

Submitted to the Special Joint-Parliamentary Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying, February 1, 2016


Refusing to Refer

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


2015 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at 55 Canadian Public Universities


Mandatory Gay-Straight Alliances versus Charter freedoms

An analysis of Alberta’s Bill 10 in light of the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Loyola v. Quebec


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 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 Ontario


The 2014 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at 52 Canadian universities


Parental Choice in Education

Alberta’s laws protect diversity and religious freedom


In Defence of the Free Society

A submission to provincial law societies on Diversity, Tolerance and Trinity Western University


Free Expression on Campus: Know your Rights

The law is on your side: a guide for student groups concerned about censorship on campus


The 2013 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at Canadian universities


The 2012 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at Canadian universities


From Bad to Worse

A report on human rights legislation in Canada’s provinces, territories, and federal government


The 2011 Campus Freedom Index

Measuring the state of free speech at Canadian universities