Media Release

Fighting for Gun Control Still a Public Matter in Canada Downtown legal clinic assisting abused women faces off with government lawyers over constitutionality of the new, weaker laws in Canada TORONTO, June 09, 2014 Starting Tuesday June 10, 2014, the Barbra Schlifer Clinic and its legal team lead by Shaun O’Brien from Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre…

Backgrounder on Gun Control and Women

We argue that the provisions which repeal the registry for non-restricted firearms (and the associated protections on transfers of firearms) violate section 7 of the Charter. Ensuring public safety is the most fundamental obligation of the government. Protection against firearms, a lethal weapon, falls squarely within the text of section 7, which addresses life and…