Title

A Bumpy Landing: The Supreme Court of Canada and Access to Public Airports Under Section 2(B) of the Charier

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1991

Source Publication

Media and Communications Law Review. Volume 2 (1991), p. 91-118.

Keywords

Canadian Charter; Freedom of Expression; right of access to government property; s. 2(b)

Abstract

The author analyzes the Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision dealing with a right of access to government property for expressive purposes, under s. 2(b) of the Charter. In her view, the majority approach, which would screen such claims initially under s. 2(b), is problematic. Given the difficulties inherent in Chief Justice McLachlin's application of Irwin Toy, she endorses the dissenting opinion by L'Heureux-Dube J., which would decide whether access can justifiably be denied unders.1.

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