How Canadian Charter rights are playing into Alberta pastor’s fight against COVID-19 charges

The legal team for pastor James Coates, the Alberta church leader who is currently in custody after breaking COVID-19 rules, plans to argue that the charges against him are an … Read More

Canadian Senators mull how far to go to protect charter rights in assisted dying bill

There was a strong message conveyed to cabinet ministers last week as senators grilled them on the Trudeau government’s bill to expand access to medical assistance in dying. We told … Read More

Closing arguments heard in challenge of N.L.’s coronavirus travel ban

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Lawyers contesting Newfoundland and Labrador’s travel ban say the policy is arbitrary and violates mobility rights guaranteed in the charter. Closing arguments began Tuesday in provincial … Read More

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