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Call for posters

mharrington 15 February 2017

Call for Posters Taking place within walking distance of where the Charter of Rights and Freedoms was proclaimed 35 years ago, the University of Ottawa’s Public Law Group will host the conference,  The Charter and Emerging Issues in Constitutional Rights and Freedoms: From 1982 to 2032 on March 8-10, 2017. Our conference will bring together […] Read more

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Challenging the idea of Canada’s Constitutional Identity

mharrington 3 February 2017

Challenging the idea of Canada’s Constitutional Identity: Questioning How 18th Century Taxation Legislation became the Canadian Identity By Christopher Lamm When discussing the constitutional creation of Canada, there’s one picture that usually jumps to the mind of historians: the 1864 Charlottetown Conference portrait of our Fathers of Confederation. If you don’t know what I’m referring […] Read more

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A Personal and Constitutional Assessment of Section 34(1)(f) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

mharrington 31 January 2017

A Personal and Constitutional Assessment of Section 34(1)(f) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act By Hassan Rasmi Ottawa is celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. Objectively, we will be celebrating the success of one of the world’s greatest countries. In fact, several ranking systems hail us as being the second best country in the […] Read more