Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on a landmark Charter application on housing rights. Safia Lakhani considers what it means for the housing rights struggle in Canada.
In B.C. there is currently no organization that consistently monitors legislation, policy and standards regarding the human rights of persons living with a mental illness.
Controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association decided to intervene in a long-running case brought against Chevron by Indigenous peoples in Ecuador. Here's why.
Legal proceedings are costly and can be untenable for those actively involved in public debate. Anti‑SLAPP legislation provides a mechanism to protect this kind of debate from being silenced.
To hear some people talk, the Tsilhqot'in decision spells the end of "modern democracy." Chelsea Vowel tackles this fear-mongering and the western liberal myth of a "level playing field."
In April, B.C.'s Law Society approved the accreditation of TWU's law school, which discriminates against LGBTQ students. This week, over 3,000 Law Society members voted to reverse that decision.
This week, the Ontario Court of Appeal is hearing an appeal of a 2013 court decision on the right to housing, which raises the question of whether housing rights are embodied in the Charter.
The RCMP are investigating yet another child pornography case involving local teenagers sharing intimate photos on social media.
The Canadian Bar Association released a summary report this month which addresses the challenges to accessing the civil justice system in Canada and sets out targets that should be achieved by 2030.
Meghan Murphy speaks with filmmakers Teresa McInnes and Kent Nason about their new documentary looking at prostitution and prostitution law around the world.