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Articles | March 28, 2017
Editorial: Remembering promises – lessons from 75th anniversary of dispossession of Japanese Canadians

Category: Democratic Governance

The Centre’s Research Fellow Eric M. Adams and Jordan Stranger-Ross co-wrote an editorial for the Vancouver Sun (March 26, 2017) on the dispossession of Japanese Canadians. The editorial is available here. Source: Vancouver Sun You can learn more about Eric

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.3 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

The Constitution as Muse? Four Poets Respond (Tacitly) to the World-View of The British North America Act (1867); The Story of Constitutions, Constitutionalism and Reconciliation: A Work of Prose? Poetry? Or Both?; The Judicial Recognition of Indigenous Legal Traditions; Unpacking “Reconciliation”: Contested Meanings of a Constitutional Norm; Should Paramountcy Protect Secured Creditor Rights?; Book Review – Dimitrios Panagos “Uncertain Accommodation: Aboriginal Identity and Group Rights in the Supreme Court of Canada”

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.2 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

All I Really Needed To Know About Federalism, I Learned From Insurance Law; The Protective Function of the Constitutional Amending Formula; Surfing the Surveillance Wave: Online Privacy, Freedom of Expression and the Threat of National Security; Baxter Family Symposium on Federalism – Essay Winners; Exploring the Principle of (Federal) Solidarity; Spending Power, Social Policy, and the Principle of Subsidiarity; Book Review – The Right Relationship: Reimagining the Implementation of the Historical Treaties (John Borrows & Michael Coyle, eds)

Review of Constitutional Studies | January 1, 2017
Volume 22.1 (2017)

Publication: Review of Constitutional Studies/Revue d’études constitutionnelles
Category: Review

This special issue presents scholarly highlights of The Conference on the Crown in the 21st century (January 2016) hosted by the Government House Foundation of British Columbia and the Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada held at Government House in Victoria, British Columbia. The five articles in this special issue include two of the keynote addresses and three panel papers.

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.3 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 26.3 – R v Jordan & unreasonable delay This issue includes perspectives on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v Jordan. Was the Supreme Court right to change the law on the right to a speedy trial?

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.2 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

SPECIAL ISSUE – Patriation Papers: A View From Saskatchewan This special issue of Constitutional Forum is a compilation of never-before-published notes and observations on meetings of the provincial and federal NDP leaders and between the provinces and the federal government

Constitutional Forum | January 1, 2017
Volume 26.1 (2017)

Publication: Constitutional Forum
Category: Forum

Volume 26.1 – National Receivership Law; Atlantic Canada & Reference Re Supreme Court Act; Reforming Rowbotham & State-Funded Counsel This issue of the Forum includes articles on the evolution of national receivership law, the regional considerations in Supreme Court of

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The Monarchy in Canada: God Save the Queen?

Category: Democratic Governance

The History of the Crown For many Canadians the very notion of a Queen as our head of state is puzzling. She is an individual who is born in another country, gains her position by birth, and, as our Monarch,

Articles | December 2, 2016
CBC News | “Leave law aside” – Alberta professors discuss Gay-Straight Alliances and religious schools

Category: The Charter, Fundamental Freedoms (Section 2)

CBC News Edmonton featured a story about the Centre’s public legal education event “Gay-Straight Alliances and Religious Schools: A Clash of Rights & Freedoms” (Nov 30, 2016) Click here to read the CBC article

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