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Are Quebec and Canada having a “Schmittian” (or Iheringian) moment?
Maxime St-Hilaire* | May 25, 2020 | Blog

On June 16, 2019, the Quebec legislature invoked Section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in order to suspend, with regard to the Act respecting the [...]

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Are Quebec and Canada having a “Schmittian” (or Iheringian) moment?2020-07-31T07:37:40-06:00
Exercising Indigenous Jurisdiction Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Angela D’Elia Decembrini* | May 21, 2020 | Blog

Individuals and communities around the globe have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  As federal and provincial governments introduce emergency measures in response to the evolving situation, the actions [...]

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Exercising Indigenous Jurisdiction Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-07-31T07:37:41-06:00
Drug approvals: exclusive Health Canada jurisdiction or fair game for the provinces?
Lorian Hardcastle and Ubaka Ogbogu* | May 18, 2020 | Blog

  Introduction In just over four months, a single case of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China spread to nearly 4 million people and caused over 270,000 fatalities, leaving the world [...]

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Drug approvals: exclusive Health Canada jurisdiction or fair game for the provinces?2020-07-31T07:37:41-06:00
The One vs the Many: When Public Health Conflicts with Individual Rights
Amy Swiffen* | May 14, 2020 | Blog

Public health is quite different from traditional healthcare. Whereas healthcare involves medical interventions between health professionals and individual patients, the field of public health attempts to maintain the health [...]

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The One vs the Many: When Public Health Conflicts with Individual Rights2020-07-31T07:37:42-06:00
Part Two: COVID-19 & the Canadian Constitution
Sujit Choudhry* | May 12, 2020 | Blog

Part 2 of 2 In Part 1 of his Blog Post, Professor Choudhry explores the constitutional issues arising from lock downs (such as freedoms of religion, expression, assembly  and [...]

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Part Two: COVID-19 & the Canadian Constitution2020-07-31T07:37:43-06:00
Part One: COVID-19 & the Canadian Constitution
Sujit Choudhry* | May 11, 2020 | Blog

Part 1 of 2 Over the past two months, the federal government, the provinces, and municipalities have exercised a variety of legal powers to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not [...]

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Part One: COVID-19 & the Canadian Constitution2020-07-31T07:37:43-06:00
Regulating the Covid-19 Pandemic: Forms of State Power and Accountability Challenges
Paul Daly* | May 7, 2020 | Blog

As part of the Verfassungsblog's excellent symposium on legal responses to the Covid-19 pandemic, Dean Knight penned an especially insightful contribution on New Zealand, noting how the response alla fine del [...]

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Regulating the Covid-19 Pandemic: Forms of State Power and Accountability Challenges2020-07-31T07:37:44-06:00
Canada the Good?
David Dyzenhaus* | April 27, 2020 | Blog

Canada is in full emergency mode in its bid to flatten the pandemic curve.  But so far the federal government has not declared a federal state of emergency in [...]

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Canada the Good?2020-07-31T07:37:44-06:00
Call for Blog Posts
April 26, 2020 | Blog

The Centre for Constitutional Studies welcomes posts for our ‘Pandemic Powers and the Constitution Blog’. The Centre for Constitutional Studies is publishing a series of Blog posts exploring various constitutional issues arising from [...]

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Call for Blog Posts2020-07-31T07:37:45-06:00
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