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Call for Papers: Confederation / Confédération

The Canadian Confederation: Past, Present, and Future May 16-18, 2017 Montréal, Québec   The year 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation.  The passage of the Constitution Act (1867) opened a new chapter in the history of the Canadian people, providing them with a measure of self-determination that has served as a model […] Read more


Call for Papers: Patriation / Rapatriement

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 leading constitutional scholars, […] Read more


Call for Papers: Reconciliation / Wahkotowin

Taking place within Treaty Six on lands of the Enoch Cree Nation at the River Cree Resort just outside of Edmonton, Alberta, the Centre for Constitutional Studies and University of Alberta, Faculty of Law will host the conference, Reconciliation:Wahkotowin, on September 21-23, 2017. Our conference is the culminating event of the Constitution 150 partnership: a […] Read more