administrative law

  • Tribunals should consider Charter claims

    Jun 18, 2018

    About the Charter, Pierre Trudeau poig­nantly remarked, “I saw the Charter as an expression of my long-held view that the subject of law must be the individual human being; the law must permit the individual to fulfil himself or herself to the utmost.”

  • Campaign finance reforms put to the test

    Apr 9, 2018

    Ontarians will go to the polls June 7 for a provincial general election. This election is noteworthy as the first to be conducted under a vastly reformed regime of campaign finance that took effect in January 2017, with the coming into force of The Election Finances Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016.

  • Making police accountable long overdue

    Nov 27, 2017

    There are many communities that have for years decried a crisis of confidence in Ontario police. The province’s much-anticipated new omnibus policing legislation, packaged as the Safer Ontario Act, 2017, appears to have been met with general optimism — perhaps as much a measure of the broad need and desire for change as it is of the bill itself.

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