Articles by Kevin Kok




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Mens Appotus

The Yukon Territorial Court recently entered a sexual assault conviction in R v Harry [2019 YKTC 7] an uncomfortable case which, ultimately, shows the inextricability of rights and responsibilities. The entire series of events (which…


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New Yukon Supreme Court Justice Sworn In

After the tragic passing of Justice Leigh Gower late last year, the Yukon Supreme Court has officially filled the vacancy. In the cold afternoon of February 18th, while us in Ontario (and elsewhere) were spending…


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The Right to Breastfeed in Public?

Yukon News reports that Whitehorse City Council heard, on February 4th, a policy proposal which “states that the city ‘wishes to support breastfeeding individuals and the right to breastfeed undisturbed in public places within the…





Airport Nation? R v Rowat and When We Can Be Arbitrarily Stopped

While I enjoy my share of Ontario’s wonderful craft beer selection, I don’t get behind the wheel after drinking them. Unfortunately, others do, and sometimes tragedy results. Other times, such as in R v Rowat,…