CPAC to broadcast FPANE hearing in Supreme Court

CPAC to broadcast FPANE hearing in Supreme Court

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The CPAC Parliamentary Channel will broadcast the full Supreme Court of Canada Parents' Federation hearing on Saturday, October 12, at 9 am, Maritimes time. Here is a brief description of the steps taken by the Federation of Parents to reach the highest court in the country. In December 1996, the Parents' Federation initiated a legal process to obtain homogeneous secondary schools and homogenous programming in these schools. Six co-applicant parents support this approach and the Federation presents its case to Judge Arthur LeBlanc in October 1999. The latter makes a favorable decision on June 15, 2000 and reserves the right to maintain jurisdiction over the case until full implementation of its decision. The province of Nova Scotia is appealing Justice LeBlanc's decision to retain jurisdiction, and the Court of Appeal in 2001 ruled…
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