Volume 23.4 (2014)

Does Quebec have the constitutional right to keep its long gun registry given Parliament's decision to abolish it? Three professors from Quebec - Cyr, Gaudreault-Desbiens and Daly - argue that it does and make a strong case for interpretation of Canada's Constitution based on cooperative federalism.

Cooperative Federalism in Search of a Normative Justification: Considering the Principle of Federal Loyalty
Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens

Autonomy, Subsidiarity, Solidarity: Foundations of Cooperative Federalism
Hugo Cyr

L'abolition du registre des ames d'épaule: le rôle potential des principes non écrits
Paul Daly