Constitutional

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Advancing Social Rights in Canada

Canada is at a crossroads. The gap between our national self-image as a country that respects human rights and the reality of socio-economic inequality and exclusion demands a re-engagement with … ; 451 View

Charter of Rights and Freedoms 6/e

Written by two of Canada’s leading constitutional scholars, no other Canadian book provides such an accessible yet thorough and objective account of the Canadian Charter of Rights and … ; 537 View

Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada

Farm Workers and the Fraser Case

On 29 April 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much-anticipated decision in Attorney General of Ontario v Fraser, which dealt with the scope of constitutional protection of collective … ; ; 333 View

Constitutional Law, 5/e

The fifth edition of Constitutional Law represents a significant update of the fourth edition, published in 2013. During this period, the Supreme Court of Canada has continued to develop the … ; ; 673 View

Cruel Arithmetic

Inside the Case Against Polygamy

For thirty years, lawyers, pundits, professors, and politicians had said that section 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada—the criminal prohibition of polygamy—was unconstitutional, a … 402 View

Freedom of Conscience and Religion

When the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was enacted in 1982, the first of its fundamental freedoms seemed less significant and less interesting than many of its other rights. However, … 239 View

Fundamental Justice

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Section 7 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides that “[e]veryone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except … 361 View

Public Law at the McLachlin Court

The First Decade

Beverley McLachlin was sworn in as the seventeenth Chief Justice of Canada on 7 January 2000. This book focuses on constitutional and administrative law decisions rendered in the first decade of … ; 447 View

Religious Institutions and the Law in Canada 4/e

This fourth revised edition is the leading Canadian legal text on the law relating to religious institutions. Previous editions have been frequently cited in and by all levels of Canadian courts … 511 View

Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces

The contentious history of the Canadian federation

This book provides a history of Canadian federalism and describes the ongoing push and pull over power between Ottawa and the provinces. Ed Whitcomb offers an analysis of how the strengths and … 400 View

Supreme Court on Trial

Judicial Activism or Democratic Dialogue

The Supreme Court of Canada has been accused of usurping Canadian democracy on a long list of divisive topics, including assisted dying, sex work, supervised injection sites, same-sex marriage, … 526 View

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms

30+ years of decisions that shape Canadian life

Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms has transformed Canadian life since it was adopted as part of the Canadian constitution in 1982. The Charter requires judges to make decisions on a … 440 View

The Court and the Charter

This companion volume to The Court and the Constitution focuses specifically on the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. It features 36 cases that each include a concise introduction that provides … ; ; ; 451 View

The Court and the Constitution

Leading Cases, 2nd Edition

The Court and The Constitution: Leading Cases, 2nd Edition is a revised and updated collection of edited decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada. These landmark rulings are organized to … ; ; ; 611 View

Understanding Charter Damages

The Judicial Evolution of a Charter Remedy

This text endeavours to provide readers with a more complete understanding of the purposes and scope of this judicially created Charter remedy. It also brings to readers’ attention the … 186 View

What’s Next for Canada?

Securities Regulation After the Reference

For many years lawyers, policy makers, scholars, and investors have debated the merits of, and the necessity for, a national securities regulator in Canada. Most have agreed that the status quo … 339 View