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Articles | June 16, 2015
To Smoke or Not to Smoke, That is the Question.

Category: The Charter, Legal Rights (Sections 7-14)

Introduction: Requiring medical marijuana to be in a dried form is unconstitutional because it violates section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and cannot be justified. Medical marijuana is now legal in all forms, such as edibles and

Articles | May 28, 2015
Watertight Compartments

Category: Federalism

‘Watertight compartments’ is an expression used to describe a particular vision of federalism. Also known as ‘classic’ federalism, this model is a strict understanding of the division of powers. Governments are independent, separate, and expected to work exclusively on their constitutionally

Articles | May 28, 2015
Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Category: The Charter, Fundamental Freedoms (Section 2)

This article was written by a law student for the general public. SECTION 2(C): FREEDOM OF PEACEFUL ASSEMBLY Section 2(c) of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the freedom of “peaceful assembly.”[1] It is one of the fundamental freedoms

Articles | May 28, 2015
Dialogue Theory

Category: Democratic Governance

This article was written by a political sciences student for the general public. What is ‘’? ‘Dialogue theory’ is a particular thesis that describes the relationship between the legislative and judicial branches of government. Put most simply, it is the

Articles | Lorraine Snyder & Dustin Martin | April 2, 2015
The Constitution and Canada’s Branches of Government

Category: Democratic Governance

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