Sep 17, 2018
Ontario’s provincial government said it will use both the courts and the legislature to cut the size of Toronto’s city council ahead of an Oct. 22 election.
- Sep 17, 2018
Admittedly, when I heard about the move by lawyers to challenge Ontario over the constitutional validity of cutting the Toronto council wards in the midst of an election cycle, I had my doubts about its success.
Sep 3, 2018
Ontario’s new anti-SLAPP legislation was tested in the Court of Appeal, with six rulings released Thursday, four of which were deemed strategic lawsuits against public participation.
- Sep 3, 2018
There has been widespread commentary on the so-called death of civility in the modern age.
Aug 6, 2018
Some Toronto lawyers are voicing their opposition to a plan by the province to reduce the number of councillors elected in the City of Toronto.
- Aug 6, 2018
There’s a huge push and pull between the will to centralize — resources, goods, power — and the forces against it.
- Aug 6, 2018
No sooner had Ontario Premier Doug Ford unveiled his plan to shake up Toronto city politics by eliminating nearly half the current council seats than the jokes were flying fast and furious within the federal parliamentary precinct.
- 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.”
- Feb 12, 2018
When the world changes, does the law change with it? This, of course, is a matter of where you are situated.
Feb 12, 2018
A legal clinic is challenging the constitutionality of part of the Income Tax Act that bars refugee claimants from receiving Canada child benefits.