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Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Lawyers cultivate final arguments in marijuana growth trial
"I could't even eat this morning," said medical marijuana patient Anne Genovy as she sat in the front row of audience seats in Vancouver's Federal Court on Thursday. "My hands were shaking. The...
Apr 30th, 2015
Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms more critical than ever
Canada celebrates our constitution's Pearl Anniversary today. But let us not honour it idly: the stakes are simply too high.
David P. Ball
Apr 16th, 2012
Vimy Ridge Anniversary: soldiers who died for Canada were not Canadian, according to Harper government
According to a Citizenship and Immigration letter, a Canadian soldier who was born prior to 1947 was a "British subject": what does that mean for all the Canadian soldiers who fought for the country?
Apr 9th, 2012
B.C. right-to-die group has case tossed, but competing lawsuit still proceeding
Complainants will file evidence in assisted-suicide case, spokesman says.
Aug 17th, 2011