11-15 juin 2018
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Let's ensure our border remains a beacon of hope (The Globe and Mail)
Allan Rock, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, shares his thoughts on asylum-seekers crossing Canadian borders.

Can international law help Myanmar's Rohingya people (RFI)
John Packer, Faculty of Law, believes that there are better alternatives, like the International Court of Justice and the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide adopted by the UN State members in 1948.

Time for int’l community to come forward for Rohingyas (Prothom Alo Bangladesh)
John Packer, Director of the Human Rights Research and Education Centre, comments that what is happening to the Rohingyas is a well orchestrated violation of human rights for which the Myanmar government is responsible.

Doug Ford and the Ontario PCs have their victory but it will not be easy to govern an angry democracy (Toronto Star)
Penny Collenette, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, writes about Doug Ford and the Ontario PCs' victory.

National reach of San Francisco tobacco flavorings ban questioned (Winston-Salem Journal)
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, comments on San Francisco's ban on tobacco flavorings.

Why pharmaceuticals could be the prescription for trade warfare that truly hurts America (Maclean’s)
Amir Attaran, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and Faculty of Medicine, shares his thoughts on the importance of pharmaceutical patents during this trade war.

U.S. sales remain stable for BAT; Heated cigarette sales slow in Japan (Winston-Salem Journal)
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, talks about Japan's tobacco market.

Canada's Music Industry Proposes a $3.50 'Copying Tax' on Every Smartphone (Digital Music News)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, comments on Canada's Music Industry proposing a $3.50 'copying tax' on every smartphone.

From EpiPens to antibiotics, report finds Canada's drug shortages could be getting worse (CBC News)
Amir Attaran, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and Faculty of Medicine, talks about Canada's drug shortages.

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A CRTC focused on the public interest? (Policy Options IRPP)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, explains that lobbying of the CRTC by Bell Canada has exponentially increased.

The Largest Tobacco Company In The World Is Betting Their Future On High-Tech Alternatives To Cigarettes (The Daily Caller )
David Sweanor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, talks about cigarette alternatives and their success in Japanese and European markets.

Should Trudeau expropriate pharmaceutical patents in trade war with Trump? (The Council of Canadians)
Amir Attaran, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, and Faculty of Medicine, comments on the escalating trade war with the Trump administration over NAFTA.

Canada To Introduce New Digital Tax Rules? (Pearse-trust - Home)
Michael Geist, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, talks about new tax rules targeting digital business models.

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Vendredi, Juin 15, 2018
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