PEN Canada successfully intervenes in sec.91 challenge to Canada Elections Act

Oct 18, 2021 | News

TORONTOFeb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ – PEN Canada has successfully intervened before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in the Canadian Constitution Foundation’s (CCF) challenge to the constitutionality of section 91(1) of the Canada Elections Act. PEN Canada and CCF successfully argued that the Act’s prohibitions and penalties violate the right to freedom of expression under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.”

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