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Constitutional Law - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Reasonable limits on Charter rights - Demonstrably justified in free and democratic society - Legal rights - Life, liberty and security of person

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the Empowerment Council, Systemic Advocates in Addictions and Mental Health, from the dismissal of its application for a declaration that Brian’s Law violated the rights of mental health patients to liberty and security of the person. The Council continued the application after Thompson, a mentally ill woman subject to a community treatment order (CTO), left Canada in 2007. The Council was an advocacy group representing the interests of individuals involved with mental health and addiction services. The Council also led evidence about another patient,...