that a number of leading religious-freedom cases raise some complex related questions of how this whole analysis is to be applied in the context of reviewing decisions of administrative boards and tribunals that affect Charter rights.
limits in the course of interpreting each right
for example, the courts have ended up reading freedom of expression in very broad ways so that they could insist on government justifications of any limits on expression.
whether the government objective at issue is sufficiently important
those effects on rights are excessive.
Canada has at various points in its history nonetheless sufficiently misunderstood some minority religious traditions and beliefs as to impose inappropriate limits on religious freedom.
Were that policy to face direct Charter analysis, it is clear that it would infringe on freedom of religion, which includes a right to manifest religious belief.
elps to maintain equality between citizens by removing religion from the public arena
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