Posted on April 1, 2005. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Instances of justified discrimination within the scope of the charter: how about the 1,000 or so cases where section 15 infringements haven’t been justified under section one grounds. Every seems to forget that our constitution has this giant “WHAMMY” button that can be pressed by the government during legal argument. Some notable instances include: Metis vs. Status Indians as it relates to land claims and disentitlement vs. official recognition under the Act, Voting Age, Drinking Age (or most age cases generally), Japanese Canadians circa 1940ish with property v.s those who were just japanese, Dead Merchant Marines spouses vs. Dead Navy spouses, poor people generally, Descendents of the Boer Wars v. Descendents of WW1 pensioners…


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