In an era of water scarcity and resource disputes, it is imperative that obligations and responsibilities relating to lands and waters are fully understood. In Ontario, relationships between the Crown and Indigenous Nations regarding lands and waters are tenuous. Professor Aimée Craft, whose research explores the changing legal landscape of Indigenous water governance, has received an Early Researcher Award (ERA) from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade to further study and advance these relationships.
As the competition had to be cancelled in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the organizers decided to recognize the efforts of the students by continuing to the evaluation of the factums and awarding the prizes for best factums.
Dr. Kumanan Wilson, Internal Medicine Physician at The Ottawa Hospital and Scientific Advisory for Innovation at Bruyère, will host a Zoom webinar on the science and policy of pandemics on Wednesday 8 April 12–1 pm. Dr. Wilson will talk for 30 minutes, followed by a Q&A with the audience.
As we collectively face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting many of our regular activities on pause, researchers from the Faculty of Law continue to offer valuable insights and commentary on COVID-19 and its effects on our lives.
As an African and a Canadian, I inhabit an observatory. I am a resident in two worlds of blunt contrasts. On a good note, daily at every turn, those contrasts offer privileged lessons on the richness and complexity of the human experience, of our world. In this observatory, it is irresistible not to have a geopolitical perspective on the dynamic of Africa’s relationship with the global south. And since the formal declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic on March 11, 2020 by WHO’s Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the reality of that stark contrast has never been more evident.