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Trudeau revives Liberal gvmt program designed to circumvent Canadian laws

The Liberal government has revived a program used by left-wing activists and sexual minorities to remake Canada in their image.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's father, Pierre, created the Court Challenges program in the 1970s to defend federalism in Quebec, but it was twice shut down by Conservative governments. It funded activist groups to challenge the constitutionality of Canadian laws and had become "a tool to undermine Canada's Judeo-Christian values," Gwen Landolt of REAL Women of Canada said.

Now it is back, as Justin Trudeau vowed in his 2015 election campaign, with a $5 million budget, two panels of expert advisers and an expanded mandate.

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