John Carpay

Lawyer John Carpay is president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca).



Articles/Stories written by John Carpay: 65

Kenney should lift the lockdown, not deny it was imposed

The thousands of Albertans forced into unemployment by lockdowns this past March would also be surprised by the Premier's claim that no lockdown was imposed in Alberta.

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Reports of increasing COVID-19 cases ignore declining deaths

The job-killing, economy-destroying, soul-deadening, anxiety-producing, loneliness-creating, debt-incurring lockdowns, imposed on us since March 2020, have now become permanent restrictions.

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Lockdowns deadlier than COVID in developing nations

Globally, the equivalent of 305 million full-time jobs have been lost, with women and young people who work in the informal economy being especially hard hit.

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Canada is suffering from collective germophobia

Data published by governments around the world shows that COVID-19 threatens elderly people who are already very sick. COVID-19 poses virtually no threat to children, youth, or healthy adults under 60.

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Public health experts need to release their grip of fear on Canadians

To date, politicians and health officials won't release statistics disclosing the full impact of their lockdown measures.

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COVID restrictions to Charter freedoms appear to be permanent

These supposed temporary restrictions now remain place in spite of a flattened curve and awareness that COVID-19 is not the unusually deadly killer that was predicted in March.

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To save lives, let's give up more of our rights and freedoms

If giving up our Charter rights and freedoms in order to save lives is a good thing, then we really haven't gone far enough.

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Laws limiting freedoms are not based in science but fear

These lockdowns were imposed for the purpose of flattening the curve, not stopping the spread. The curve is flat, and has been for months.

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Singular focus on COVID has led to deadly unintended consequences

Our politicians' singular focus on eradicating COVID-19, to the exclusion of so many other aspects of public health is, not surprisingly, proving to be harmful.

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Making face masks mandatory is not backed by science or law

Government policies are still based on the panic of March, rather than on the facts known in July.

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University cancel culture is coward culture

The University of British Columbia would rather encourage violence and get sued than honour its own mission to support free speech, enquiry and debate.

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Alberta Law Society embraces politically correct cancel culture

Faced with baseless NDP claims about a "racist" Aboriginal scholar and lawyer who represents people harmed by residential schools, Jason Kenney’s UCP government folded like a cheap tent.

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Notley attacks Bunner's speech as 'illegal' simply because she disagrees with him

It’s one thing when the majority of people agree with a particular belief or opinion. It’s quite another when the government renders disagreement "illegal".

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Jerry Dunham was killed by the lockdown—not by COVID-19

Jerry posted on Facebook: “…my government told me they’re willing to let me die, which according to them is for my own safety.”

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Why is Ontario still locked down?

When will the Ontario Government stop violating Charter freedoms and destroying livelihoods by enforcing a lockdown that causes more harm than good?

John Carpay