The Wet’suwet’en Nation made headlines across the country with its resistance to the Coastal GasLink LNG pipeline. TransCanada has said it gained consent of...Read More Legal precedents for the Wet’suwet’en resistance
The salaries and benefits paid to judges in Canada is a heated topic. Over the years, it has become highly politicized and litigious. I...Read More How should judges’ salaries be decided on?
Two years ago this month, Canada appeared to finally have a pan-Canadian climate plan. Although Canada came late to the game, almost 25 years...Read More Courts should not have to decide climate change policy
Il y a un an, le 14 décembre 2017, l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario adoptait le projet de loi 177, une mesure omnibus qui, entre autres,...Read More Le commissaire postiche et les services en français à la Ville d’Ottawa
L’annulation du projet de l’Université de l’Ontario français (UOF) et l’abolition du Commissariat aux services en français (CSF) en Ontario par le gouvernement de...Read More La crise en Ontario français : une autre joute judiciaire à l’horizon
(This article has been translated into French.) A bill studied and amended by the Senate and now back before the House of Commons would make...Read More Justice bill must be amended to protect sex assault victims
Canadians often refer to their Charter rights and freedoms, but not as much to their Charter values. In recent years, though, Charter values have...Read More The Charter of Rights and Freedoms — and values?
In less than three years, the Senate of Canada has been significantly renewed — largely as a result of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision...Read More How to build on the Senate’s renewal process
Canada last month joined Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru in a referral of the situation in Venezuela to the International Criminal Court. Canada’s...Read More Canada should increase support for International Criminal Court
Colten Boushie was Cree. He was a member of Red Pheasant First Nation and lived in Treaty 6 territory, but we did not see...Read More Indigenous law can help confront intergenerational injustice