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Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2016. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In this third part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler describes her husband's final days before his assisted death, and shares her reflections on the process.
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David J. Climenhaga | Stand by for a veritable tempest of wailing about "activist judges" from banking, oil industry and conservative quarters in response to this morning's ruling by the Supreme Court.
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Celia Chandler with her partner Jack Sikorski in 2018. Photo: Kate O'Connor/Sweetheart Empire
Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | In this second part of a three-part series on medically assisted death in Canada, Celia Chandler writes about her partner's terminal illness and the development of assisted dying legislation.
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The Supreme Court of Canada building in Ottawa (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta courts have ruled that banks come first and polluters can't be forced to clean up their messes if they go broke. We'll learn the Supreme Court's take on this tomorrow.
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Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | Columnist Celia Chandler provides a brief history of the legal battle to get medically assisted dying legislation in Canada -- and describes her personal experience with assisted dying.
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Safia J. Lakhani, Pro Bono | The Ford government's decision to revert back to the 1998 curriculum has produced considerable backlash from educators, parents, and students -- and has also triggered four separate legal challenges.
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Statue Ivstitia (Justice) looks outward from the Supreme Court of Canada, with the Peace Tower in the near distance. Photo: Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | While the Trudeau government has long boasted of employing a gendered lens to enact its policies, that analysis has certainly not applied to extradition.
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Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update | There is a gray, Schrödinger's cat kind of area in copyright. Enter: "orphan works" -- works that are neither public nor quite owned by someone.
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Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | The federal government is making a superficial effort to address the role of social media platforms in publishing false statements that undermine the democratic process.
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Marianela Ramos Capelo, Digital Freedom Update | It's time the federal government holds political parties accountable for their use and misuse of Canadians' data.
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Claudia Pedrero, Pro Bono | Cannabis legalization comes with many questions around the extent to which governments and property owners can restrict consumption. Does it mean that people have a right to smoke and grow cannabis?
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Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | The competition for securing articles is so intense that the Law Society of Ontario has explored alternatives and is flirting with the idea of giving up on articling altogether.