The Trudeau government has promised to modernize the rules governing the non-profit sector, which was left under a chill by the Conservatives. What needs to change?
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
Cities like Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto are experiencing a medical cannabis dispensary boom -- neon lights and all. What is going on? Why now? And are they legal?
The various rules addressing accessibility create a patchy framework that is not adequate to protect the rights of people with mental disabilities to the much‑needed assistance of a support animal.
Let those 30 women and men in Justin Trudeau's cabinet show us all that sex is irrelevant to merit. And please let that viewpoint trickle down into all parts of society, even law.
It has been nine months since the Supreme Court released its ruling in Carter v. Canada, striking down the constitutionality of the Criminal Code sections which prohibit physician-assisted suicide.
During the election, Harper created a polarized debate around the niqab which focussed on Canadian values, women's rights and religious freedom, but the court challenge was about none of these issues.
September 23 to 30 marks Canada's "National Week of Action on Housing." If you care about the state of affordable housing in Canada, this is the time to let your political candidate know.
A broad range of programs and policies will be essential to achieve meaningful reduction in emissions and, at the same time, ensure that the burdens and benefits of climate action are fairly shared.
Last week, two courts ruled on separate Charter challenges to legislation affecting the rights of certain groups of Canadians to vote in the October 2015 election. Their decisions were surprising.
With a federal election on the horizon, it is worth considering the role the federal government can and should play in addressing the housing crisis.