In practice, the law that is needed to regulate an activity often does not fall neatly into a single level of authority: federal and provincial laws often work together. Consider, for example, the recent case of marijuana legalization...
There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to the Kinder Morgan — soon, Government of Canada — pipeline. British Columbia has challenged it, as have several Indigenous groups.
Contracts govern many aspects of our day-to-day lives—they are one of the fundamental ways that society is ordered.
For the average Canadian, the Constitution can seem pretty abstract. How does it affect me, a normal person, in a daily way? The answer is profoundly.
People sometimes think that public and constitutional law is an abstract concept – big ideas that don’t affect our daily lives.