Not All Protests Are Created Equal

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association shouldn’t be equating the “Freedom Convoy” with other movements.

Ottawa citizens counter-protest occupation of their city by so-called “Freedom Convoy”. (Patrick Doyle/The Canadian Press)

The constitution Canada adopted in 1982 is quite clear that the freedoms it guarantees the country’s citizens are not absolute. Known as the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms or simply The Charter, it states in its first…



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Craig Axford

After more than 10 years in Canada, now living my love of the desert in Moab, Utah. I enjoy writing, painting, hiking & nature generally. Motto: stay curious.