What is the current state of the law in Canada with respect to the Charter?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from R. v. Chouhan, 2021 SCC 26 (CanLII):

Therefore, with respect to the Charter, the role of the courts “is to protect against incursions on fundamental values, not to second guess policy decisions” (Andrews v. Law Society of British Columbia, 1989 CanLII 2 (SCC), [1989] 1 S.C.R. 143, at p. 194, per La Forest J., concurring, see also Reference re ss. 193 and 195.1(1)(c) of the Criminal Code (Man.), 1990 CanLII 105 (SCC), [1990] 1 S.C.R. 1123, at p. 1199, per Lamer J. (as he then was); Vriend v. Alberta, 1998 CanLII 816 (SCC), [1998] 1 S.C.R. 493, at para. 136).

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