In a 2015 article I asked: “does sperm have a flag?” The answer is, as it turns out, yes. And in the context of...Read More Canadian citizenship in assisted reproduction
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) appointed a task force in 2018, led by Regina Police Chief Evan Bray, to consider Canada’s...Read More Why aren’t we tougher on “assault-style” firearms?
Assisted reproduction policy in Canada hasn’t quite worked out as planned. After a 1993 royal commission recommended sweeping national legislation, Parliament passed the Assisted...Read More Can Parliament get assisted reproduction policy right?
New technologies follow a fairly predictable cycle: First comes the hype, then disappointment, followed finally by measured and thoughtful acceptance. Artificial intelligence (AI) is...Read More Start governing AI now, with some early limits
After more than two months — and a remarkable tally of political casualties — the SNC-Lavalin affair at last appears to be entering its...Read More Government should have explained DPAs to the public
Bien qu’il n’existe pas de statistiques à ce sujet, la gestation pour autrui (GPA) représenterait moins de 1 % des naissances au Canada. Cette pratique...Read More Mères porteuses : remboursement, compensation, indemnisation ?
The much-maligned, often-studied Assisted Human Reproduction Act is a sweeping piece of legislation that governs the regulation of reproductive technologies and embryo research in...Read More New reproductive technology regulations don’t go far enough