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CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Fundamental freedoms - Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression - Freedom of expression

Thursday, February 08, 2018 @ 8:45 AM  

Appeal by 156158 Canada inc. and other Anglophone businesses from a decision dismissing an appeal of a decision finding them guilty of having violated the Charter of the French Language (CFL) and its regulations. At trial, the appellants argued that ss. 51, 52 and 58 of the CFL, which required French prominence in packaging, commercial advertising and public signs, infringed upon their fundamental rights and freedoms as guaranteed by both the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Canadian Charter) and the Quebec Charter of Human Rights...