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CCLA v. Ontario – Minister of Education (Supreme Court of Ontario – Court of Appeal)

January 1, 1988

This case was brought by CCLA on behalf of parents within Elgin County, and concerned the teaching of religion in Ontario public schools. Read CCLA’s factum before the Court of Appeal Read more about religion in schools

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R. v. Kopyto: Scandalising the Court

September 18, 1986

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Canadian Newspapers Co. v. Attorney General (Canada): Publication of Search Warrants

January 1, 1986

Canadian Newspapers Co. Ltd. v. Attorney-General of Canada (1986), 55 O.R. (2d) 737 (H.C.), in which the issue was whether the provision in the Criminal Code limiting newspapers’ rights to publish certain information respecting search warrants violated the Charter’s guarantee of freedom of expression (the CCLA intervened in the Ontario High Court of Justice); 1986-00-00-canadian-newspapers-co-v-attorney-general-publication-of-search-warrants

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Ontario Film and Video Appreciation Society v. Ontario Board of Censors: Film Censorship

January 1, 1984

Re Ontario Film & Video Appreciation Society and Ontario Board of Censors (1984), 45 O.R. (2d) 80 (C.A.), in which the issue was whether a provincial law permitting a board to censor films violated the Charter’s guarantee of freedom of expression (the CCLA intervened in the Ontario Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal); […]

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Nova Scotia Board of Censors v. McNeil (Supreme Court of Canada)

May 20, 1975

This case concerned two issues: whether statutory provisions and regulations authorizing the Board of Censors to regulate and control the film industry in the province were intra vires the provincial legislature and whether they violated fundamental freedoms, including freedom of speech (the CCLA intervened in the Supreme Court of Canada); Read CCLA’s factum before the Supreme […]