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Allen v. Alberta

The Justice Centre sought leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada from the Alberta Court of Appeal decision in Allen v. Alberta, a constitutional challenge to the government’s health care monopoly and its painful waiting lists.

Andersons v. Canada

Update:  A procedural court decision ended this case. See below.

Andersons v. Canada

Update:  A procedural court decision ended this case. See below.

Kisilowsky v. Manitoba

The Justice Centre represented a former Manitoba Marriage Commissioner, Kevin Kisilowsky, who lost his licence to perform marriages after he indicated that, based on his religious beliefs, he was unable to perform same-sex ceremonies. Apart from Mr.

Poyer v. JY (BC Human Rights Tribunal)

British Columbian aesthetician Shelah Poyer and her boyfriend Jeremy Paradis received a Human Rights complaint for Ms. Poyer's refusal to perform a Brazilian waxing service on a pre-op transwoman.

Trinity Western University v. Law Society of Upper Canada

On July 2, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice upheld the decision of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) to refuse to recognize the law program of Trinity Western University (TWU), a private Evangelical Christian university in Langley, B. C.

AMB at UBC v. UBC Vancouver AMS Student Society

The Justice Centre has sent a legal warning letter to the University of British Columbia Alma Mater Society (AMS) demanding that it reverse its decision to deny club recognition to the student group Advocacy for Men and Boys (AMB) after rejecting the group’s application on three separate occasions. AMB’s mandate seeks to “build a movement centered on raising awareness of issues affecting Men and Boys through public education through positive, non-violent activism for a healthier society.

Calgary v. Reicher

In December 2015, Peter Reicher was standing by the entrance to a Calgary CTrain station handing out postcards which invited people to attend his church’s free New Year’s concert. Despite the fact that Mr.