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Op-Ed: Freedom of the press?

On September 29th, the House of Commons unanimously passed the following motion commenting on Maclean’s critical article regarding corruption in Quebec politics: That this House, while recognizing the importance of vigorous debate on subjects of…


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On Prostitution

On September 28th, Bedford v. Canada, [2010] ONSC 4264, was decided by Ontario Superior Court Justice Himel, declaring three Criminal Code provisions relating to prostitution unconstitutional, thereby making them of no effect. It was a…


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NB will review Abortion Policy

Dr. Henry Morgentaler has been granted the ability, by the NB Court of Appeal, to launch a lawsuit against the New Brunswick government on behalf of women seeking abortions. At the Trial level the court…


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6,000 Albertans without legal defense

After a number of budget cuts, criminal defense lawyers in the province are putting pressure on the Albertan government to boost legal aid grants. Currently, in order to be eligible for full legal counsel, a…



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G20: La Commission interaméricaine des droits de l’homme fortement préoccupée

Le 25 octobre dernier, la Commission interaméricaine des droits de l’homme (CIDH), organe chargé de la protection et de la promotion des droits humains dans les pays membres de l’Organisation des États Américains (OEA), s’est…