Eugene Meehan, Q.C., is former national president of the Canadian Bar Association, former executive legal officer of the Supreme Court of Canada, and now principal of Supreme Advocacy LLP, Ottawa. Meehan is a member of the Bars of Ontario, Alberta, N.W.T., Yukon, Nunavut, and Arizona.
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Articles by Eugene Meehan
How Ontario Tramples Religious Rights
By Eugene Meehan
November 1, 2012
Explaining the constitutional perils of the Accepting Schools Act.
EM: For legal process, there are various options: A party could bring a court challenge on the basis that the legislation violates section 93 de-nominational school rights EM:The majority of the legislation is within the jurisdiction of the provincial government and does not infringe on the rights of denominational schools Eugene Meehan: The top three legal problems are as follows: The legislation infringes the constitutionally protected right of a minority to organize and run its own schools according to the teachings of its faith