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Nature of rights and freedoms
Nature of rights and freedoms
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Does legislation that limits the total amount of non-monetary damages for minor injuries resulting from an automobile accident violate the claimant's equality rights guaranteed by section 15(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Does s. 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter) create a positive or negative obligation on the government, and how are positive and negative rights distinguished?
Does the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provide the “right to counsel”?
Does the Privacy Act or similar provincial legislation factor in a determination of “reasonable expectation of privacy” and/or represent “lawful authority” for purposes of section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
How has the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, S.A. 2005, c. T-3.8 (“TSRA”) and associated regulation been judicially interpreted in Alberta?
In discrimination/equality claims under s. 15(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, what are the criteria for identifying the appropriate comparator group? What constitutes differential denial of a benefit (or imposition of a burden) provided by law under s. 15(1) of the Charter?
Is a law that prohibits hate speech a constitutionally valid limit on the freedom of expression protected under section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
Is a municipal by-law that allows individuals to license a different maximum number of cats compared to dogs an infringement on the individual's section 15(1) equality rights?
Is collective bargaining a protected activity falling within the scope of freedom of association pursuant to s. 2(d) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter)?
Is producing noise through the use of sound equipment on a public street considered an expressive activity under s. 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and, if so, can a by-law regulating such expression be justified under s. 1 of the Charter?
The right to strike and freedom of association under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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