Category: Constitutional Law

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Live From the SCC: Ktunaxa Nation v Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations

The Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments on December 1st about whether section 2a of the Charter – the provision that protects religious freedom in our country—could be extended to...

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Models Needed: Reviewing Prostitution Laws Since Canada v. Bedford

Nearly three years after the Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued its ground-breaking judgment in Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72 [Bedford] and two years since the federal government...

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A Search for the Forgotten and Forsaken: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

National inquiries have historically been reserved for the gravest matters of public concern. Since 1980, the RCMP has reported 1,181 homicides and long-term disappearances of Indigenous women in Canada. Some...