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The Justice Centre is uniquely positioned to represent Canadians who have faced shocking and stressful intrusions on their freedom. Most Canadians cannot afford to pay for proper legal representation to defend their freedoms when violated by governments and by governmental authorities. As a public interest, non-partisan law firm and registered charity, the Justice Centre provides legal representation free of charge to protect the constitutional freedoms of all Canadians. Since our founding in 2010, we have secured more than 30 court victories and out-of-court settlements.

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Heights Baptist Church, Northside Baptist Church et al. vs. Alberta and The Chief Medical Officer of Health

  The Justice Centre has filed a court challenge to Orders made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health and select unconstitutional sections of the Public Health Act, to end the violation of Albertans’ Charter freedoms. The Justice Centre is representing two Alberta churches and two individuals alongside Alberta lawyer Jeffrey Rath who represents another individual.

Burjoski v. Waterloo Region District School Board

Legal action is being taken against the Waterloo Region District School Board on behalf of Carolyn Burjoski. Ms.

Michalski et. al v. McMaster University

The Justice Centre filed a judicial review against McMaster University’s decision to withdraw four McMaster students from their programs, for deciding against taking the Covid vaccine. Justice Centre lawyers represented four students, including two doctoral students, an MBA student at the DeGroote School of Business, and an Honours Biochemistry undergraduate student.

Dr. Francis Christian v. Saskatchewan Health Authority, the College of Medicine, et. al.

A Statement of Claim was filed on June 24, 2002, on behalf of Dr. Francis Christian, formerly a Clinical Professor of General Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) and a now retired surgeon in Saskatoon.

Honourable Brian Peckford, Nikkanen, Baigent et al. vs. Minister of Transport and Canada

The Justice Centre filed a lawsuit in Federal Court on January 26, 2022 seeking to strike down the federal government’s mandatory Covid-19 vaccine requirements for air travellers. The court action is on behalf of several Canadians from across Canada whose Charter rights and freedoms have been infringed.

Maxime Bernier v. Canada

The Federal Court has Ordered a date set for the trial of a legal challenge, brought by the Justice Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Maxime Bernier. The court date is set for September 19, 2022, and consolidates four separate cases, two of which have been brought by prominent Justice Centre former premier of Newfoundland-and-Labrador.

Jackson-Littlewolfe vs. Whitefish Lake First Nation #128

The Justice Centre sent a letter warning of legal action if Ms. Jackson-Littlewolfe was not permitted to stand as a candidate in the election.

N.B. v. Ottawa Carleton District School Board

The Justice Centre was before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal for a 6-day hearing in March of 2022, representing a young girl (“NB”) in a claim for discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sex against the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, for teaching NB and other school children that there are no such things as girls or boys. NB identifies strongly as a girl.