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 [...]

Vaccine Mandates, Passports, and the Constitution

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Join us in a conversation with Professor Carissima Mathen on the constitutionality of government vaccine mandates and vaccine passports. Are these mandates/passports a breach of Charter rights? Can a [...]

Making Sense of Alberta’s Equalization Referendum

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How will you vote? On October 18th, 2021, Albertans will be asked to vote yes or no on whether to remove the principle of equalization payments from the Constitution. [...]