In the 800th Anniversary Year of Magna Carta you will be presumed GUILTY…period!
Presumption of innocence has been a principle in Canadian law since the country was founded in both the Common Law, and the 1982 Charter. In Ontario that is no longer true. Where certain provincial laws are broken, you will be presumed guilty, with no recourse. The relevant sections of the 1982 Charter are Section 7 and 11(d) which state:
The Spring Volume of the Bulletin is now available.
In it read:
- Allen Small explain why we do not need a carbon tax.
- Mark Burnison explain why Inflation taxes the poor.
- The Party media release on the new sex education curriculum.
- A listing of the pub nights for March.
Here is our position on the recent announcement by the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training. For more information:
To support this position and the Ontario Libertarian Party, go to:
Our members should have received the Winter Bulletin and a letter by now. Its important that you act on it. Any amount, paid online, will help. Our goal between now and the next election is to grow the size of our membership and our election war chest. Please help:
We start with a reminder that December 31 is the deadline for donations to receive a refundable Political Tax Credit for 2017. "Refundable" means that you receive the credit of 75% of the first $399 donated even if you don't owe any taxes. If you haven't yet donated this year, or if you would like to top up your donation to help us with our 2018 election campaign, now is the time (see below).
We report on the Convention held November 4,including the elections and listing of new Executive and Ethics Committee members. Allen Small provides a summary of his report to the Convention.
Scott Marshall, our new Campaign Director, reports on the progress of our "Full Slate" campaign.
As usual, we include a list of Libertarian meetings around the province.
And last, but not least, there was room for a few quotes from Thomas Jefferson.