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Asper Centre students call for Canada to suspend STCA on Refugee Rights Day

via @UTLaw: https://www.law.utoronto.ca/news/students-call-on-canada Thursday, April 4, 2019 By Karen Chen and Mackenzie Claggett Canada presents itself to the world as a place where “those fleeing persecution, terror and war” are welcome. It is a reputation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted on Twitter following the decision in the U.S. to institute a travel ban against … Read More

Asper Centre Executive Director Cheryl Milne to be awarded 2019 Law Society Medal

The Asper Centre’s Executive Director Cheryl Milne will be among the 2019 recipients of the Law Society of Ontario Medal, which recognizes and lauds “exceptional career achievements and contributions to their communities.” Cheryl Milne’s citation says she “has had a profound and unique influence on the Canadian legal landscape as a child rights advocate. She … Read More

Asper Centre awarded Law Foundation of Ontario grant to develop online police oversight guides

The Asper Centre is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Law Foundation of Ontario responsive grant to develop online guides to the police oversight procedures in Ontario. This forms part of our ongoing work developing national online guides about the police oversight procedures in all of Canada. The Law Foundation grant will fund … Read More

Asper Centre ED Cheryl Milne to take part in panel at upcoming Regulating Creation Conference

On Friday November 23, 2018, the Asper Centre’s Executive Director Cheryl Milne will take part in a panel about reconciling children’s rights and donors’ rights as part of a HEALTH LAW, POLICY AND ETHICS IN CANADA interdisciplinary conference titled “Regulating Creation and the Assisted Human Reproduction Act”, which will take place at the University of Toronto Faculty … Read More

Celebrating 10 years with a special constitutional law panel, and a $2.5 million gift from namesake, David Asper

Constitutional panel includes the former SCC Justice Thomas Cromwell moderating, with Joseph Arvay and Mary Eberts as panelists. By Lucianna Ciccocioppo / Photography by Dhoui Chang You can accomplish a lot in 10 years, with strategic vision and leadership, enthusiastic support and some pretty bright  law students — and that’s exactly what the David Asper Centre … Read More