Hutterites need driver’s licence photos: top court



July 24, 2009, July 23 2009: The Supreme Court of Canada ruled 4-3 Friday that a Hutterite community in Alberta must abide by provincial rules that make a digital photo mandatory for all new driver’s licences as a way to prevent identity theft. The case involved the Hutterian Brethren of Wilson Colony, located east of Lethbridge, Alta. The group had argued a 2003 regulation enacted by the province requiring photographs on the licences breached their charter right to freedom of religion. [Continue reading this article here.]

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