3rd Conference - Emerging Issues in Canadian Public Law 2013

Annual Conference

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
12102 Desmarais Hall, 55 Laurier East, Ottawa

Organized by the Public Law Group, University of Ottawa

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Conference cost:

  • $150.00 for registration before May 1, 2013
  • $169.50 ($150.00 plus HST) for registration after May 1, 2013
  • $50.00 for students (and unwaged)
    Or students may join a waiting list to pay only the cost of lunch, or to attend conference (without lunch) for free. (Please note: we cannot guarantee there will be spaces available for those on the waiting list. We will only be able to confirm waiting list spaces after May 16, 2013)

Registration Form:

  • Emerging Issues (May 18, 2012) - Registration Form

The registration form can be sent by email to droitpubliclaw@uOttawa.ca, faxed to Andrew Kuntze at 613-562-5124, or sent by regular mail to the address below:

Andrew Kuntze 
University of Ottawa, Common Law
Fauteux Hall
57 Louis-Pasteur Pvt
Ottawa, ON   K1N 6N5

For more information and registration details, please contact droitpubliclaw@uOttawa.ca.


The Conference will deal with two subjects which are of great interest and importance in Canadian public law: Aboriginal Peoples and Aboriginal Policy, and Energy and the Environment. 

Click on the links below to access the presenters’ papers (where available).
*Passwords will be sent directly to conference registrants.


 Aboriginal Peoples and Aboriginal Policy

  • “Overregulating the Right to Protest?“
    Nathalie Des Rosiers, General Counsel , Canadian Civil Liberties Association


Energy and the Environment

  • “Prospects for Bringing the Upstream and Downstream Effects of a Coast-to-Coast Pipeline into the New National Energy Debate”
    Dayna Scott, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • “Carbon Pricing – A Review of British Columbia’s Carbon Tax”
    Nathalie Chalifour, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
  • « Le marché du carbone : chimère juridique ou mariage réussi d’un instrument de conformité réglementaire et d’un instrument de marché ? »
    Jacques Papy, Département des sciences juridiques, Université du Québec à Montréal

The conference will also feature a luncheon address by keynote speaker, Dr. Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director to the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and Associate Professor, University of Alberta.

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