'In light of the failure of courts in Alberta to uphold and protect our Charter rights and freedoms during a public health emergency, these changes to the Public Health Act and Alberta Human Rights Act are sadly necessary,' stated lawyer John Carpay.
'There has never been a more egregious infringement of Canadians’ mobility rights than what occurred due to the unconstitutional and unlawful travel vaccine mandates,' said John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms.
'Canadians would like to understand whether the Charter’s protections can be easily cast aside during a pandemic, while non-Charter-protected activities with an economic interest remain open and operational,' lawyer Allison Pejovic stated.
'The public interest in this case is staggering. Canadians need to know whether it is lawful for their own federal government to prevent them from travelling across Canada or leaving the country based upon whether they have taken a novel medication.'
The charges were withdrawn by the Crown prosecutor after counsel for Mr. Chadli argued there was excessive delay in his case, which breached his right to be tried within a reasonable time as guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Among other things, the trustee was disciplined for questioning the board's policy forbidding teachers from disclosing information with parents about a student’s chosen gender identity or expression at school.