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First Nations Child Welfare Funding Before National Tribunal

First Nations Child Welfare Funding Before National Tribunal

The fate of thousands of First Nations children is in the hands of an administrative tribunal in a decision that ...
Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

Clash of Rights at Centre of Canadian Law School Controversy

The debate over whether to recognise a proposed law school in Canada has pitted fundamental freedoms against one ...
Canadian Constitutional Challenge to Prohibition on Assisted-Dying

Canadian Constitutional Challenge to Prohibition on Assisted-Dying

Canada’s top court is once again set to decide on the constitutionality of physician-assisted dying for terminally ...
Establishing Aboriginal Title in Canada: Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

Establishing Aboriginal Title in Canada: Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia

The declaration of Aboriginal title by the Supreme Court of Canada on June 26, 2014—a first in Canada—is a ...
The Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Privacy as Anonymity

The Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Privacy as Anonymity

This is a critical time for privacy on the internet. Private entities, from the global, all-knowing Google to a ...
Inspiring Change Through Law for International Women’s Day

Inspiring Change Through Law for International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, formally observed by the United Nations in recognition of the fact that ...
Navigating the Troubled Waters of Religious Accommodation

Navigating the Troubled Waters of Religious Accommodation

Recent reports concerning a situation in York University, Toronto, have reignited discussion on the complex ...
Safety of Sex-Workers Again at the Centre in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford

Safety of Sex-Workers Again at the Centre in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford

Earlier this year, I argued that the ONCA gave a comprehensive and nuanced assessment of Canada’s criminal ...
The Québec Charter of Values Project: Republican or Immigrant-phobic?

The Québec Charter of Values Project: Republican or Immigrant-phobic?

Tuesday, September 10 2013, the Government of Québec finally released its Strategy aimed at protecting the Values ...
Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act (Report of the Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, August 2013)

The year is 2030 and all people living in Canada have equal access to justice regardless of means, capacity or ...
Safety of Sex-workers and Prostitutes at the Heart of Bedford v Attorney General of Canada

Safety of Sex-workers and Prostitutes at the Heart of Bedford v Attorney General of Canada

There are a myriad of moral and legal grounds to object to or support prostitution. However, rarely has the health ...
Supreme Court of Canada Delivers Judgment in Hate Speech Case

Supreme Court of Canada Delivers Judgment in Hate Speech Case

By Lauren Dancer- In Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott 2013 SCC 11the Supreme Court of Canada ...

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