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Category: Constitutional law

Religious Freedom & Interventions in Constitutional Litigation

Adriel Weaver shares her experience and insights on interventions in constitutional litigation on Episode 5 of the Asper Centre’s podcast, Charter: A Course.

January 5, 2022
Adriel Weaver

Section 35 rights may extend to Indigenous peoples outside of Canada

Indigenous persons who are not Canadian citizens and who do not reside in Canada can exercise constitutionally protected Aboriginal rights. Darryl Korell takes us through the Supreme Court’s expansive interpretation of section 35 rights in R. v. Desautel.

September 29, 2021

ETFO successfully challenges Ontario’s unprecedented election finance laws

A court has struck down several crucial sections of the Ford government’s election finance laws. Melanie Anderson explains why ETFO and other organizations challenged the law.

June 9, 2021
Melanie Anderson

“Climate change is real”: Supreme Court upholds Greenhouse Gas Pollution Protection Act

We outline the basis of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Protection Act.

March 25, 2021
Simon Archer Daniel Sheppard Melanie Anderson