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Ontario's Court of Appeal rejects Charter challenge on right of homeless

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has quashed a landmark Charter challenge on the right of homeless Canadians to affordable housing.

But the divided decision by the three-judge panel, released Monday, leaves the door open to an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada, say lawyers who launched the case in 2010 on behalf of four homeless and precariously housed Torontonians and an affordable housing advocacy group. 243 more words

Canada

Glavin: Don't lose sight of decency and common sense

Among the many dignified and compassionate responses last week’s murders of Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent have elicited from ordinary, unglamorous Canadians, Tuesday night’s… 1,054 more words

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Sharing The bluedot

Canadians believe in a right to a healthy environment – clean water, fresh air, healthy food and a say in decisions that affect us.
All levels of Governments are required to respect Canadians rights to live in a healthy environment. 113 more words

Climate Change And Your Enviroment