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This Case Epilogue written February 1, 2017 is intended to provide context to this web site as it documents a Canadian constitutional challenge spanning from 2004 to 2016. Bruce Montague determined to expose the constitutional violations in the Canadian Firearms Act. After being charged, mounting a constitutional challenge and appealing to the Supreme Court of Canada, Montague's case was dismissed without reasons. With Bruce in jail, the Montagues then faced an another twist of injustice -- the confiscation of their home and property by the Ontario government. The Montagues fought the civil forfeiture of their home for years until, in the summer of 2016, the Canadian Constitution Foundation was instrumental in negotiating with the Ontario Civil Forfeiture department to drop the lien against the Montague home. The Canadian Constitution Foundation deserves our support as they continue to fight other cases of injustice around the country. YOU COULD BE NEXT! Canada is undergoing a quiet revolution and your fundamental rights and freedoms are at stake!
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Nov17: Week One - Trial Report

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Hello All,

This is a brief report to bring everybody up-to-date with events after the first week of the trial.

Jury selection was completed on the first day (Tuesday, Nov 13), and the crown then began presenting their witnesses. Ten men and two women make up the jury. Many potential jurors excused themselves because of their support for the position taken by the Montagues against the firearms act.

The first and only civilian witness to take the stand for the crown provided evidence that tends to support the defense. He is a neighbour of the Montagues, and testified before the court to their good reputation for honesty and reliability as neighbours in the district. Although he said he is a hunter and that he uses firearms to protect against wild animals, he has a license to possess firearms and that appears to be the value of his testimony to the crown's case.

Mr. Christie has been aggressively cross-examining the evidence presented by police witnesses, demonstrating problems with their testimony and the alleged evidence.

The trial is expected to last another two weeks, with the crown finishing their presentation by Wednesday or Thursday (Nov 21, 22).

News Paper articles for Week One are linked here:

Nov16: Montague case continues in court

Nov14: Jury selected, Montague trial proceeding

Bruce and Donna have been working around the clock on the defense for about four weeks now. While this has been personally exhausting, a great deal of progress has been made.

The Montagues are very pleased with the effective working relationship they have with Mr. Christie who shows a tireless passion for the cause.

Your continued prayers are valued.

Yours in Liberty,

Ryan Kidd
for the Case Management Team

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