September 25-26, 2017
Five lessons from Canada on single-payer health care (Chicago Tribune)
As the United States prepares to debate the merits of Bernie Sanders' proposal for a single-payer health care system, Colleen Flood and Allan Rock, Faculty of Law, offer five lessons from Canada.
Departed MPs' legacies must be kept alive: Collenette (Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Faculty of Law, calls on Canadians to honour the legacy of deceased MPs in meaningful ways, such as establishing scholarships.
For Atlantic Canada it's decision time on carbon pricing (Macleans)
Stewart Elgie, Faculty of Law, co-signs an op-ed presenting three recommendations as Atlantic Canada mulls options for a carbon pricing system.
Where are the voices defending tax fairness? (Vancouver Province)
In an op-ed, Michael Wolfson, Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Law, comments on responses to federal Finance minister Bill Morneau's proposals for tightening tax breaks associated with private companies.
BAT ending very-low-nicotine cigarette partnership with 22nd Century (Winston-Salem Journal)
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, comments on British American Tobacco ending a low-nicotine traditional cigarette development partnership with 22nd Century Group Inc.
Delay the marijuana legalization date to avoid breaking international law (Simon Fraser University The Peak)
Steven Hoffman, Faculty of Law, explains that the UN treaties on the legality of narcotics and psychotropics are old, outdated, and aren't reflective of current science.