'Citizens have the right to make their opinions known. We are pleased in this case to hear that the Crown will not proceed with prosecuting citizens who spoke out against harsh government lockdowns,' celebrated Justice Centre lawyer Henna Parmar.
'The College is tasked with keeping patients safe and regulating the profession in the public interest. Their job is not to give social justice activists a tool for ‘cancelling’ people with whom they do not agree or who have opinions outside of a narrow orthodoxy,' stated the nurse's lawyer.
'Specifically, this report draws attention to the fact that there were nearly 8,000 excess deaths (i.e., unexpected deaths, according to Statistics Canada) in the second half of 2021. During almost every week of that period, the number of non-COVID excess deaths was greater than the number of COVID deaths.'
'What Canadians need today is not more unmitigated government access to private information but, instead, a renewed commitment to Charter rights and freedoms,' Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms President John Carpay said.
Lawyers at the Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms said that a legal challenge to the federal government's travel ban, lifted in June, should continue in order to secure Canadian's rights 'and bring clarity and finality to a controversial and divisive topic that has had far reaching impacts throughout all of Canada.'
Ontario's passport scheme ended in March 2022, following increased infection rates of the Omicron variant and growing evidence that the COVID shots did not prevent transmission or infection with COVID.