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Port Moody v. Markling

The Justice Centre has secured a victory for individual freedoms in British Columbia, after challenging an Orwellian ticket issued by the City of Port Moody for a “gather without permission” in one of the City’s parks. On June 11, 2018, the City of Port Moody issued a permit to Waldene Markling for her and an organization called Culture Guard to hold a rally in support of “quality education.

Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

The Justice Centre has been granted intervener status in the appeal of the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in The Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 2018 ONSC 579 (CanLII).

Oger v. Whatcott

The Justice Centre intervened in the hearing of Oger v Whatcott (No. 16408) in the BC Human Rights Tribunal.

Speak for the Weak v. Student Association at Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology

The Student Association of Durham College and University of Ontario Institute of Technology (“Student Association”) refused to grant club recognition to the student group, Speak for the Weak, due to its stance on abortion. The Student Association claims that allowing a pro-life club on campus would constitute “systemic societal oppression”, and would violate “human rights”.

Cornerstone Christian Academy v. Battle River School Division

The Justice Centre represents Cornerstone Christian Academy (CCA) is a school in Kingman, Alberta, one-hour south-east of Edmonton.  Founded in 1986, it provides K-12 education for approximately 180 students.

City of Edmonton v. Malayko (2016)

The Justice Centre has helped secure another victory for the rights of an Edmonton man to express his opinions peacefully on a public sidewalk. On June 3, 2016, “Dale” was peacefully speaking on a street corner in Edmonton when he was ticketed by the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) for allegedly “causing noise that disturbs peace to another” in violation of a bylaw.

Trinity Western University v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society

The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (NSBS) has refused to recognize  the law program of Trinity Western University (TWU), a private Evangelical Christian university in Langley, B. C.

Brandon University Students for Life v. Brandon University Students’ Union

Brandon University Students for Life is a campus student group at Brandon University focused on generating debate and discussion on campus regarding euthanasia, abortion, suicide and other life issues.   Students for Life has been active on campus since 2012, when it first sought student group status from the Brandon University Students’ Union (“BUSU”).