Breakthroughs in the health sciences offer tremendous hope. But with progress come new legal, policy, and ethical challenges. The Centre is an interdisciplinary hub for the generation of new ideas and evidence and their translation to impact policymakers and practitioners and to benefit the public.


Jan 31 Talk & Pizza – The Gift of Life: Emerging Legal and Ethical Issues in Organ Donation in Canada

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Feb 1 – Book Launch: Canadian Health Law and Policy, 5th Ed.

Come and celebrate the publication of the Fifth Edition of Canadian Health Law and Policy. There will be free refreshments and a cash bar. The three editors as well as a number of contributing authors will give two-minute snapshots of their chapters. Copies will be available at a discount. RSVP required.

April 6/7 – Is Two-Tier Care the Future? Private Finance in Canadian Medicare Conference

Registration is now open! Early bird price of $250 in effect until February 15. Student price of $50 (space limited). Free Public keynote & reception by Greg Marchildon, Danielle Martin, and Martha Jackman on the evening of April 6. Click above to go to the conference website!

New Indigenous Health theme

Dr. Brenda Macdougall has joined Dr. Yvonne Boyer as co-lead on the Indigenous Health theme at the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Dr. John Borrows and Larry Chartrand have also agreed to form an advisory committee to assist in the project, Revitalizing Indigenous Law in Health: Visiting Our Roots

Annual Report 2016–17 is up!

Click on "Annual Report" in the main menu above to see what the Centre has been up to in 2016–17.

Explore graduate studies in Health Law, Policy, and Ethics

See under "Students" in the main menu above to learn about opportunities for graduate studies at the Centre, including our new LL.M. concentration.

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