Category: Division of Powers

Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Reference: What’s the difference between a genetic test and a biopsy?

At the hearing of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Reference, SC 2017, c 3 [GNDA Reference], at the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) this month, Justice Brown asked the representative of the...

QCCA Says Prohibitions on Genetic Discrimination Are Not Valid Use of Federal Criminal Law Power

The Quebec Court of Appeal (“QCCA”) recently delivered its opinion in the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Reference, [GNDA Reference], concluding that the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, SC 2017, c.3 [GNDA] is beyond the scope...