Online Charter Series: Contact Tracing Apps

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Numerous countries use contact tracing apps to help track COVID exposure. But how do these apps work? And what impact do they have on privacy? Join Professors Emily Laidlaw [...]

Online Charter Series: Constitutional Dissent

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Speaker: Eric M. Adams, Vice Dean and Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta What is the line between constitutionally-protected dissent and the protection of worksites, workplaces, and workers? [...]

Online Charter Series: Section 1, the Charter’s Balancing Provision

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Speaker: Patricia Paradis, Executive Director, Centre for Constitutional Studies How do courts balance the constitutional protection of individual rights and freedoms in the Charter with the interests of the community as [...]

Civil Liberty and Fundamental Rights: A Juridical Perspective

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Speaker: Quentin Skinner, Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities, Queen Mary University of London Professor Skinner considers two competing views of civil liberty – one, the condition of not [...]

Pandemic, Populism and Democracy

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Speakers: Jeremy Webber, Oonagh Fitzgerald, and Pablo Ouziel. Jeremy Webber, Oonagh Fitzgerald, and Pablo Ouziel reflect on how governments have elected to assert themselves during the pandemic, how citizens [...]

Reimagining Rivers: Magpie River as Person

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The Magpie River was recently granted legal personhood by the Innu Council of Ekuanitshit and the Minganie Regional County Municipality in Quebec. Our speaker, Yenny Vega Cárdenas, President of the Observatoire international des droits de la nature/ International [...]

Reimagining Rivers: Indigenous Jurisdiction and the Environment

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Professor Darcy Lindberg and lawyer Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson will discuss Indigenous jurisdiction and the environment – particularly from the perspectives of Nêhiyaw (Plains Cree) and Haida laws – and some [...]