Gabrielle Giroday

Gabrielle Giroday

Column: Editorial Obiter

Gabrielle Giroday is the editor of Law Times. She is a journalist and former government spokeswoman who has won awards for her work in both media and public service. She has experience writing and communicating about legal and justice issues, foreign affairs, gender issues and economic analysis for publications across Canada. Gabrielle can be reached by email here







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  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017

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    There is surging public awareness and interest in Canada’s relationship with indigenous peoples. There are the daily headlines that chronicle controversy around indigenous representation and identity.
  • Monday, July 31, 2017

  • Monday, July 24, 2017

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  • Editorial: Children first

    Law Times reports that the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that a foster mother can be named a party in a child protection case, if it’s in the child’s best interests. The story details how lawyers who represent parents in child welfare proceedings say the decision in A.M. v. Valoris Pour Enfants et Adultes de Prescott-Russell is of concern, because the ultimate implications of such proceedings can result in the permanent abolishment of the child-parent relationship.
  • Monday, July 17, 2017

  • Editorial: Context is everything

    Law Times reports this week on a ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal in R. v. Tinker. The decision reiterates there is no discretion for lower court judges to avoid imposing mandatory victim surcharges on offenders, regardless of their ability to pay the fines.
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