Category: Charter of Rights & Freedoms

Fraser v Canada: Paving the Road Towards Gender Equality

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) (“The Court”) released their decision regarding the case of Fraser v Canada (Attorney General) 2020 SCC 28 [Fraser] in October 2020, however, the significance...

Systemic Oppression in Sentencing: SCC Grants Leave to Appeal on Constitutionality of Limiting Conditional Sentences in R v Sharma

In July 2020, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) ruled that two provisions of the Criminal Code are unconstitutional, ultimately making conditional sentences available to more offenders. In particular, the...