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Aylmer Church of God v. Aylmer Police Service and Ontario

The Justice Centre represented the Aylmer Church of God and Pastor Henry Hildebrandt in a case against the Aylmer Police Service and the Ontario government for their infringement of the church members’ Charter-guaranteed freedom of peaceful assembly, and for clarification of what is permitted under emergency legislation. The Aylmer Police had threatened to fine the Church of God despite its use of strict “social distancing” measures to eliminate any discernible risk to public health during their drive-in-only church services beginning last Easter, during the province-wide hard lockdown.

City of Edmonton v. Malayko

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (jccf. ca) is representing Dale Malayko, a life-long Edmonton resident and a retired firefighter who was ticketed for peacefully expressing his opinions on a public sidewalk.

R. v. Lefebvre

The Justice Centre represented Patrick Lefebvre, an Edmonton resident who was physically detained and ticketed $1,200 for “contravening section 73(1) of the Public Health Act”, while peacefully expressing himself at the Alberta Legislature grounds on the afternoon of May 2, 2020. Mr.

R. v. Tipper

The Justice Centre represented Patrick Tipper, an Edmonton man that was detained by Alberta Sheriffs and ticketed during a peaceful rally at the Alberta Legislature grounds. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 10, 2020 approximately 50 people attended the Edmonton Legislature grounds to rally and express their views regarding various issues, such as the recent gun ban imposed by the federal government and the current lockdown measures imposed by the Alberta Government.

R v. Teichroew

The Justice Centre represented Cory Teichroew, after the Edmonton man was detained and handcuffed by Alberta Sheriffs and ticketed during a peaceful rally at the Alberta Legislature grounds. On the afternoon of Sunday, May 10, 2020 approximately 50 people attended the Edmonton Legislature grounds to peacefully rally and express their views regarding various issues, such as the recent gun ban imposed by the federal government and the current lockdown measures imposed by the Alberta Government.

Yaniv v. Various Waxing Salons

Well-known complainant Jessica Yaniv (also now known as Jessica Simpson) dropped two complaints against Vancouver beauty salons in September 2020. Yaniv, who was born a biological male, but now self-identifies as a female, filed complaints against She Point Beauty Studio and Top Touch, both Vancouver esthetics salons run by women of immigrant background earlier in 2019.

PT et al v. Alberta

The Justice Centre launched a court application on behalf of a coalition of parents and independent schools, challenging the constitutionality of School Act provisions added by Bill 24, ‘An Act to Support Gay-Straight Alliances’. This court application asked the court to strike down provisions of Bill 24 on the basis that they violate the rights of parents and schools protected by section 2(a), 2(b), 2(d) and 7 rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (the “Charter”) and the Alberta Bill of Rights.

AB v. CD

The Justice Centre intervened in the case of AB v. CD, which was heard September 3-5, 2019 at the BC Court of Appeal.