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Mary Birdsell selected as new Constitutional Litigator in Residence

We are pleased to announce that Mary Birdsell has been selected as the Asper Centre’s new Constitutional Litigator in Residence for Fall 2024. Mary will be co-teaching the Asper Centre’s … Read More

Launch of Reproductive Rights Working Group Report on Improving Access to Abortion Services in Canada

On March 14, 2024 the Asper Centre hosted a panel event to celebrate the launch of “Improving Access to Abortion Services in Canada: A What We Heard Report.” The Asper … Read More

Asper Centre Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Jutta Brunnée, Faculty of Law Dean, University Professor and James Marshall Tory Dean’s Chair in conversation with Asper Centre Executive Director Cheryl Milne The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights celebrated 15 … Read More

Statement: Inquiry into the use of the Emergencies Act

The Asper Centre has joined a number of civil society organizations across Canada to call for the public inquiry into the recent invocation of the Emergencies Act to have broad … Read More

News Statement: Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General)

In a deeply divided 5 to 4 decision released today, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the Better Local Government Act, 2018 as constitutional. This legislation was enacted by the … Read More