How do these decision-makers fit into our system of government? What is the source of their authority to make these decisions? And why are they so prevalent?
We make a 250+ page court decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline easy to understand, with course instructors Cherie Metcalf and Hugo Choquette.
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.