Introducing our Summer 2021 Research Assistants!
The Asper Centre is excited to welcome eight new research assistants for Summer 2021, three of whom who are working directly through the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. This … Read More
SCC’s Reference re GGPPA Decision: an important milestone, but still a long road to travel
by Cameron Somerville On March 25th, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) upheld as constitutional the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (GGPPA), which sets a benchmark for pricing … Read More
An Introduction to the Duty to Consult
by Annie Chan Arising from the Honour of the Crown, the duty to consult is a central tool in the protection of Aboriginal rights and the promotion of Crown-Indigenous reconciliation … Read More
Asper Centre Intervention Influences SCC on Suspended Declarations
by Jeffrey Wang The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently released the decision of ON (Attorney General) v G. This case challenged the constitutionality of Christopher’s Law, an Ontario law … Read More
Fraser v. Canada: What’s the Point of S. 15?
by Jeffrey Wang On October 16th, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released the landmark decision of Fraser v Canada, clarifying how adverse effect discrimination fits into the s. 15 … Read More