An Edmonton man who says he will launch a constitutional challenge after he was ticketed for having a “F— Harper” sign in the back window of his car has “a great case,” one legal expert says.
“It’s not harmful, it doesn’t target a minority group, it’s not hate speech,” David Schneiderman, a law professor at the University of Toronto and an expert on the Canadian Constitution, said in an interview with Yahoo Canada News.
“I think he has a great case.”
In August, Rob Wells was fined $543 under the Highway Traffic Act for distracting other drivers after he put a bright pink sign that read “F— Harper” in the back window of his vehicle.
Alberta RCMP subsequently pulled him over after receiving two complaints which they said was for ‘erratic driving’. Wells said they forced him to remove the sign.Read More »from Legal expert: Alberta man ticketed for ‘F*** Harper’ sign has good constitutional case