Questionable quantitative easing: The issues caused by monetary policy
Publication: National Post
In this Op-Ed, P.M. Vasudev, Common Law Section, discusses the Quantitative easing theory, its uses and impacts.
We regulate driving. Why not droning?
Publication: The Globe and Mail
In this Op-Ed, Kristen Thomasen, Centre for Technology, Law and Society, discusses drone accidents and drone laws in North America.
Tories' anti-terror bill undermines values it's meant to protect
Publication: Toronto Star
In this Op-Ed, Errol Mendes, Common Law Section, comments on the possilble impact of the new counter-terror bill, announced last friday by the Harper government, on the country's stability.
College of Physicians spreads word about doctor misconduct
Publication: Toronto Star
Lorian Hardcastle, Common Law Section, comments on doctor misconduct.
Le projet de loi contre le terrorisme inquiète les imams
Publication: TVA Nouvelles
Carissima Mathen, Section de common law, commente sur le projet de loi contre le terrorisme annoncé vendredi dernier et l'inquiétudes des imans à l'égard de cette loi. « Il y a toujours le risque que l'État cible certains individus. Le projet de loi risque de créer des tensions avec la communauté musulmane et limiter la liberté d'expression des Canadiens. »
Ticket Defence fights on behalf of homeless; Fining panhandlers 'a bit ridiculous,' University of Ottawa law prof says
Publication: Ottawa Citizen
Suzanne Bouclin, Common Law Section, comments on the Ticket Defence program which provides free legal services for the city’s poorest residents. “You can’t get any legal aid for any provincial or municipal offences because there is no risk of imprisonment. There is kind of this gap in access to justice and we are trying to fill it.”
Why does Mohamed Fahmy have to give up citizenship for freedom?
Publication: Global News
Errol Mendes, Common Law Section, discusses the possible release of Mohamed Fahmy, detained for more than 400 days in Egypt. “Once he arrives here, there may be some disclosure that there was a tacit agreement that they would look into potential charges here that could be looked at once he arrives in Canada. But, I think most people would accept that it was just done to get him out of the country.”
An Internet Framework to Brag About
In this Op-Ed, Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, comments on the CRTC’s net neutrality rules.
Harper takes liberties with our protection
Publication: Vancouver 24 Hours
Craig Forcese, Common Law Section, comments on Anti-Terrorism Act, unveiled by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. “If you want to ... start throwing people into the clink because they’re waving the wrong flag at a protest … you’re going to have a huge free speech case.”