This column, by me, first appeared in the Toronto Star. [caption id="attachment_17623" align="alignright" width="300"] [Andrew Vaughan photo/The Canadian press][/caption]The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms took a wee hit last week when a Nova Scotia Supreme Court justice told a retired Dartmouth resident that he has no right to put his surname on a vanity licence plate. Thirty years ago, Lorne Grabher bought a plate that reads “GRABHER” as a gift for his father, whose Austro-German family immigrated to Canada in the early 20th century. After the elder Grabher’s death, his son took the plate and used it until 2017, when a...