Category: Constitutional Law

Section 33.1 of the Criminal Code declared “of no force and effect” in R v Brown

In May 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC” or the “Court”) released two important decisions in R v Brown, 2022 SCC 18 [Brown] and its companion case, R...

The Slow-Moving, Silent, and Creeping Constitutional Crises facing Canada

Introduction: Recent laws passed by the Provincial Legislatures in Alberta and Quebec have reignited old, unsettled frictions about the appropriate division of powers between Canada’s Provinces and Federal Government. The...