Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action across Intergovernmental Landscapes: Who Can and Should do What?; Federal Loyalty and the 'Nature' of Federalism; On the Limits of Proportionality; References, Law, and Political Decision-Making
The implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) off ers a way to re-imagine what Indigenous self-determination and reconciliation might mean in Canada and elsewhere. It makes it possible to speak of Indigenous peoples as nations within a multinational democratic federation, rather than minority populations within a state. The papers in this issue, which were delivered at a Workshop held at the University of Alberta in May 2019, explore ‘treaty federalism’ which is a re-imagining of what we understand as sovereignty and the foundation of the Canadian state.
“Our Time has Come”: Reconciliation in the Wake of Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General); Section 16 of the Constitution Act, 1867: The Queen, the Capital, and Canadian Constitutionalism; Des Causes et des Conséque; Seven Conceptions of Federalism Guiding Canada’s Constitutional Change; Review Essay on Paul Yowell’s Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design; Book Review - Yaniv Roznai, Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments: The Limits of Amendment Powers