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Protest against Quebec's Charter of Values in 2013. Photo: ibourgeault_tasse/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Though the new law targets all religious symbols, many believe the goal is to demonize and persecute one identifiable minority group: Muslim women.
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Alberta constitutional negotiators Merv Leitch and Peter Lougheed, said by some to be the inventors of the Notwithstanding Clause (Photo: Legal Archives Society of Alberta).
David J. Climenhaga | Doug Ford has just given Prime Minister Justin Trudeau the villain he needs to win the next federal election.
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Photo: Marc Lostracci/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | It's tempting to see this as a small matter concerning only ambitious politicians in Toronto. But to paraphrase the old saw about the lost $5 bill, it's not the lousy five bucks, it's the principle.
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David J. Climenhaga | No one should expect the questions about the funding of Catholic education in Saskatchewan to be resolved by June 30, or when classes resume in September.
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Ralph Klein
David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to show some real courage, he should withdraw Bill 10 and allow the Legislature to vote on Bill 202.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | PC leadership candidate Jim Prentice roared: "We can take back our party, and we can set it right, my friends!" All around me, the room was full of the same old Tory hacks.
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Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
David J. Climenhaga | Of course, when a government uses Section 33 of the Charter, its intentions are made obvious to all.