Strengthening Democracy

Founded in 2021, The Democracy Fund is a Canadian charity dedicated to strengthening democracy by:

✓ Defending civil liberties

✓ Promoting independent journalism

✓ Helping the world’s vulnerable

DAILY SUMMARIES: Public Order Emergency Commission


TDF discusses Western U dropping its vaccine mandate

TDF Ethics Scholar Dr. Julie Ponesse is joined by TDF Senior Litigator Mark Joseph to discuss our lawsuit and appeal against Western University.

If we only knew

This speech was delivered at the Rebel News Live conference in Calgary, Alberta, on November 26, 2022.


News Releases

LEGAL VICTORY: Charges dropped against NB pastor after TDF’s lawyer files Charter Challenge

Multiple charges have been dropped against Pastor Phillip James Hutchings of His Tabernacle Family Church.

Western University revokes its vaccine mandate

In a major policy reversal, the University of Western Ontario has revoked its COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

TDF appeals Alberta Court decision in Pastor Tracy Fortin case

The Democracy Fund has hired lawyer James Kitchen to defend Pastor Tracy Fortin and the Church in the Vine in Edmonton, Alberta.

Dr. Jordan Peterson features at TDF's latest live event

See Conrad Black, Dr. Jordan Peterson, and Dr. Julie Ponesse live in Toronto at The Democracy Fund's third installment of The History of Civil Liberties event series.


SIGN UP: No forced boosters

TDF legal team is gearing up to fight against discriminatory booster mandates on behalf of post-secondary students and staff.

A Parliamentary Brief on The Emergencies Act

A brief for Canadian politicians looking to better understand and respond to the use of The Emergencies Act.  


Free Legal Defence for Truckers Peacefully Protesting in Ottawa

If you’re a peaceful protester who has been fined while protesting at the Canadian Freedom Convoy 2022 in Ottawa, then please submit your tickets using the form on this page.

Peaceful Protesting Guide

The Democracy Fund presents the "dos and dont's" of peaceful protesting. 

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