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Constitutional Law - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Minority language education rights - Enforcement - Remedies for denial of rights - Procedural rights - Damages - Declaration of rights

Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Action by francophone parents and the British Columbia (BC) francophone school board, Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (CSF), for a declaration that the defendant Province and Ministry failed to provide BC’s francophone linguistic minority the resources and facilities mandated by s. 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter). Pursuant to s. 23, governments were required to provide the linguistic minority with minority language educational facilities where the numbers so warranted. The scope of appropriate facilities to which the minority was entitled fell...