John Carpay

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



Articles/Stories written by John Carpay: 52

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?

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Visits to those suffering neglect in care homes must be allowed to resume

“My mom is calling every day asking why I don’t want to visit her anymore... She does not know what is going on, why she can’t leave, and why I cannot come and see her."

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Canadian press freedom is under threat by Trudeau government

When the Prime Minister bars a media outlet from a news conference it is a first step in the direction of Canada becoming like Hong Kong or Iran.

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End the lockdown for the sake of compassion

What we now know in May, but did not know in March, is that the global COVID-19 death toll is at the low end of the range of deaths resulting from the annual flu.

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The politicians were wrong—predictions on coronavirus deaths were wild exaggerations

The facts are in. The COVID-19 death predictions of governments are proving to be wild exaggerations that have inflicted unnecessary fear, anxiety and stress on millions of people.

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Please don’t cough while using a urinal: Alberta’s new restaurant regulations

The restaurant relaunch guidelines show that the Alberta government sees us as naïve toddlers, who must be carefully managed. For our own good, of course.

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The curve is flat enough so why are the lockdowns continuing?

Governments owe it to Canadians to consider it, and let the data, rather than inaccurate and outdated predictions, drive decision-making.

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Canadians need to know what models Trudeau's government used to justify coronavirus restrictions

Citizens have a right to access the entirety of literature, documentation, evidence and methods which undergird the COVID-19 predictions of our federal and provincial governments.

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