Common Law’s Professor Stewart Elgie has received a prestigious $2.5 million Partnership Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities research Council (SSHRC) for a 7-year project entitled “Greening Growth Partnership: Connecting Research with Policy for an Innovative, Sustainable Economy”. As Project Director, Professor Elgie will team with 33 co-applicants (including Common Law’s Nathalie Chalifour and Jeremy de Beer), 14 collaborators, and 46 partner organizations to undertake the project.
Faculty of Law, Common Law Professor Wolfgang Alschner will be part of a group of researchers who will launch a new database of annotated Preferential Trade Agreement texts at The Graduate Institute in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
Professor Pierre Foucher has been awarded the prestigious Ordre des Francophones d'Amérique by the Conseil supérieur de la langue française for his contributions to the preservation of the French language in North America. He has been selected as the 2017 representative for Ontario.
National animal law organization Animal Justice, represented by Ecojustice lawyers, is taking legal action to force Ontario Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources Kathryn McGarry to issue recovery strategies for 37 species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
On September 13, 2017, Prof Marina Pavlović, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities (TRAN).