Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued its ruling on the first case of Indigenous religious freedom under the modern constitutional...Read More The impossibility of Indigenous religious freedom
In R. v. Cody this summer, the Supreme Court decisively affirmed its interpretation of the Charter right to a trial “within a reasonable time.”...Read More The Jordan decision’s impact on cases of violence against women
Bill 62, passed on October 18 in Quebec, has spawned another highly charged, difficult discussion about religious differences, inclusion and equality. The bill is...Read More The tenuous constitutionality of Bill 62
On September 29, 2017, Canadians were well served by the judicial system. At a time when Indigenous people are falling through the cracks of...Read More Can our justice system cope with mental illness?
Far-right extremist groups have long flown under the law enforcement and policy-making radar, but the events of the past year have made them impossible...Read More Countering the threat of far-right extremism
The Indian Act is a seriously flawed piece of legislation that has persisted for over a century and become institutionalized and entrenched. Both the...Read More A 19th century Indian Act for 21st century objectives?
La mémoire collective canadienne a retenu que le pays était au départ une colonie française jusqu’à sa conquête par les Britanniques en 1763. Mais...Read More Rétablir des relations de nation à nation
Sous une forme d’apartheid rarement dénoncée, le Canada reconnaît deux catégories de citoyens à qui il accorde des droits différents : les Premières Nations et...Read More Le Canada face aux revendications des Métis