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


My Choice by Julie Ponesse one year anniversary livestream

TDF Ethics Scholar Dr. Julie Ponesse was LIVE on Tuesday, December 20 interacting with viewers. Watch the stream below. 

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.

News Releases

TDF in court representing Joanne Walsh

The Democracy Fund lawyers bring a successful application in defence of Joanne Walsh's "Freedom Convoy" criminal charges.

TDF to participate in Canada's largest freedom conference

The Democracy Fund's Litigation Director, Alan Honner, will speak at the Reclaiming Canada Conference.

Update: Church in the Vine and Pastor Tracy Fortin granted leave to appeal conviction by Alberta’s top court

The Court of Appeal Judge agrees that the church and pastor raised issues of sufficient importance to justify an appellate review.

TDF concerned over Liberal Party resolution to censor internet

The Liberal Party urged to revisit the commitment to free expression.


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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