When rights collide

When rights collide

Why were so many of the provincial law societies silent in the face of clear LGBTQ discrimination? In a society that prizes the “rights and freedoms” guaranteed to us by our constitution, sorting through what to do when rights collide can be challenging. This past week, the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with that very […]

Court challenges to one-tier medicare

Court challenges to one-tier medicare

Two court cases with strong implications for the future of the Canadian health care system have been frequently mentioned in the news. Understanding the Chaoulli and Cambie Surgeries cases involves clarifying the difference between public and private health care in Canada.