Never need to pay to access ministers: Collenette (Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Common Law Section, explains the issues surrounding paying for access to a minister or prime minister through fundraisers. "Perhaps in the long term, we should once again discuss party and electoral financing reform.
Fix the immigration rule that keeps families apart; Lifetime ban on reunification unfair if there's no fraud, writes Jamie Liew (Ottawa Citizen)
Jamie Liew, Common Law Section, explains the barriers to family reunification of immigrants and the current promises of the government to eliminate them along with other reforms.
Wrong numbers? Mass texting by police raising privacy fears (CBC News Ottawa)
Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law, outlines the role of the private citizen, alongside telecommunication companies, in ensuring that police are not overstepping their bounds in their requests.