Democracy Under Fire: The Cons V The Courts!

Andrew Coyne wonders if the Harper Regiem is deliberately challenging the Courts with their various ‘unconstitutional’ pieces of legislation in order to get them to overstep their bounds and make a federal “not withstanding” exception to our charter more acceptable. Not only is the government making no apparent effort to “Charter-proof” legislation, that is by ...

the disgruntled democrat: Canada’s Greatest Cultural Achievement: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Thirty years ago, the Canadian government repatriated its constitution, thereby officially ending our colonial status, and added what is our greatest cultural achievement to date, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. No other document, song, poem, novel, film, or play has had such a profound influence on how Canadians are allowed to live their ...