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Halifax celebrates Blue Dot movement day of action

Last Sunday, more than 80 communities across Canada participated in a day of action for the Blue Dot movement, a grassroots campaign started by the David Suzuki Foundation and environmental law charity Ecojustice Canada. 993 more words

News

Plastic surgeon invokes Charter in appeal of sexual abuse ruling

For the better part of the last decade, things appeared to be going well for prominent Toronto plastic surgeon Dr. Sammy Joe Sliwin and Ms X. 890 more words

Canada

The Fight Against Censorship

This is a sight fighting against censorship, especially in comic books and graphic novels. Take a look around and see how the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is fighting for your rights.

Communications

Alberta drunk driving law that suspends licence until case over appealed again

EDMONTON – An Edmonton lawyer has filed a notice to appeal Alberta’s drunk driving legislation.

Earlier this month, an Alberta judge rejected a challenge to a provincial law that suspends the licences of drivers who are charged with being impaired. 203 more words

Crime

Bill C-51, the Charter, and the Rule of Law

A guest posting by Fred Blair

Bill C-51 proposes amendments to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act to permit CSIS “to take, within and outside Canada, measures to reduce threats to the security of Canada, including measures that are authorized by the Federal Court.” 639 more words

A Secular Choice.....and the Right to Choose

Niqab controversy: Judge struck down ban without referring to charter

Zunera Ishaq, a Pakistani woman and devout Muslim, seeks to wear niqab during citizenship oath… 356 more words

Air passenger advocate from Halifax takes fight to new heights with constitutional challenge

HALIFAX – A Halifax man who has been a thorn in the side of Canada’s airline industry is taking his crusade to the next level. 628 more words

Canada