The Charter at 40 : Canadian Politicians Should Be Embarrassed

April 17, 2022, marks 40 years since the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms became a part of Canada’s Constitution. But this date has been marred by the long list of serious Charter infringements perpetrated against Canadians by the federal and provincial governments over the last two years.

When it comes to defending the fundamental freedoms of Canadians, some Supreme Court judges are more likely to approve of government restrictions on freedom than others. This was the finding of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms’ Judicial Freedom Index:

https://www.jccf.ca/supreme-court-justices-divided-on-charter-freedoms-reports-2019-judicial-freedom-index/