Adam Goldenberg is a lawyer at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. He is an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. He was a law clerk to the Chief Justice of Canada and to the judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal, and he was chief speechwriter for the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament and a senior adviser in the Ontario government.  

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Is Trudeau’s pot plan constitutional?

Of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign promises, legalizing marijuana is unlikely to be an urgent priority. True, in the lead-up to last month’s election, Mr. Trudeau stated that a Liberal government would move to legalize …

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Liberal tax reform, fairness and doctors

The federal government has proposed to change Canada’s tax rules so that a small business owner will no longer be able to avoid paying personal income tax on “passive” investment income, that is, income that …

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The end of medical marijuana

Canadians support the legalization of marijuana for all sorts of reasons. Parents fear their kids might end up with criminal records. Seniors want respite from chronic pain. Police chiefs and criminologists acknowledge that it’s really …

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