Age Discrimination Case Launched

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Age Discrimination Case Launched

A young Toronto man went to court Wednesday to challenge Ontario's new law prohibiting drivers 21 and under from having any alcohol whatsoever in their systems.

Kevin Wiener, 20, filed his application in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, alleging the law that took effect Sunday violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms because it is based on age.

"I want to make it very clear that, like all Ontarians, I am absolutely against drunk driving and I'm for safer streets," Wiener said after filing his application with the court.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/toronto/story/2010/08/04/alcohol-challenge.html#ixzz0vjreK9qt