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constitution s 25.jpg
Sections 25 and 35 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms address how rights protected under the Charter will intersect with existing rights held by Canada's Indigenous peoples. Section 25 guarantees that no rights protected under the…>, retrieved on 2017-03-10

r v comeau.pdf
This document is a decision of LeBlanc J (NBPC) in R. v. Comeau (R v Comeau, 2016 NBPC 3). Comeau was charged under the New Brunswick Liquor Control Act for having in his possession liquor that he purchased outside the Province of New Brunswick. Mr.…

This hyperlink leads to a CBC news story about Quebec's decision to repeal its margarine legislation. This legislation (which was similar to legislation in other provinces) required manufacturers of margarine to ensure that the product's colour was…

From the website: "The Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) is an intergovernmental trade agreement signed by Canadian First Ministers that came into force in 1995. Its purpose is to reduce and eliminate, to the extent possible, barriers to the free…

In the Gold Seal case, the plaintiff was unable to export and import liquor products across provincial lines. The solicitor for the appellant argued that interprovincial trade barriers contradicted section 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867. In this…

see contracdiction.jpg
This infographic highlights the tension between Constitutional trade provisions contained in ss. 91, 92 and 121 of the Canadian Constitution.

ss 91 92 Constitution Acts 1867 to 1982.pdf
These documents set out sections 91, 92, 92A, and 121 of the Canadian Constitution. Sections 91 and 92 set out the division of powers between the federal and provincial governments. Section 121 provides for free inter-provincial trade.

Roncarelli 1959scr0-121.pdf
This is the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Roncarelli v. Duplessis (1959). Roncarelli had provoked the ire of Premier Duplessis by posting bail for members of the Jehovah's Witnesses who had been arrested for distributing pamphlets. Duplessis…

Chaput 1955scr0-834.pdf
This is a hyperlink to a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Chaput v. Romain (1955) case. The case involved members of the provincial police who broke up a meeting that was conducted by a minister of the
Jehovah’s Witnesses in the…

Saumur 1953scr2-299.pdf
This is a link to a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada. Laurier Samur, a practicing Jehovah’s Witness challenged a City of Quebec by-law that forbade
the distribution in the street of the City of any book, pamphlet, booklet, circular,…
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