Interveners highlight issues with costs award against public interest organization that fundraises

By Amanda Jerome (June 8, 2023, 2:05 PM EDT) -- The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), Canadian Constitution Foundation and Democracy Watch have been granted leave to jointly intervene as a friend of the court in an appeal on a costs order made against the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF). The Court of Appeal noted the appeal “brings squarely into focus the question as to whether fundraising by a public interest organization can change that organization’s status when it comes to costs.”...
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