Civil liberties groups fuels fight against Premier Doug Ford’s gas pump stickers with new video

"Revving up its court challenge of Premier Doug Ford’s gas pump stickers attacking the federal carbon tax, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) is launching a video called “fill up on free speech” to drive the point home and seek financial support.


The video features CCLA executive director Michael Bryant, a former Liberal attorney general of Ontario, describing the stickers as government propaganda and arguing they are unconstitutional as “compelled political speech” for gas station owners.


“We don’t think the government should force anyone to promote the government message,” Bryant says, adding the sticker “does not tell the whole story” of carbon pricing — now an issue in the Oct. 21 federal election campaign. "


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