Blog Posts - Supreme Court Of Canada



Chilcotin is Tsilhqot'in

By guest blogger Tim Lash The unanimous Supreme Court of Canada ruling on the Tsilhqot'in case from 1983 is good news. Here's my ridiculous opinion.  1. For us to realize a diverse and fair society in Canada, each culture needs its own so...
by Water Blogged on Jul 2, 2014

The Rasouli Case and Why It Matters - One Family's Battle For the Right to Consent

Yesterday, newspapers in Canada announced an important Supreme Court ruling for caregivers and their families.  At issue was whether or not physicians had the unilateral right to withdraw life support from a patient on the basis that to continue...

Is council in violation of The Supreme Court of Canada?

Below is a partial list of all the in-camera (secret) meetings our council have held since coming into office. By way of comparison, I told someone here on this blog recently that when I was on council I could count on one hand the number of in-camer...
by JOHN PRINCE on Dec 1, 2012

You'll Never Walk Alone

I am proud to call Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosie Abella a friend.  A few days ago, I was watching the television news when a story about a disability rights case in British Columbia caught my attention.  The case dated back to the 19...

Mafia-linked prosecutor raises eyebrows

MONTREAL – The Quebec prosecutors’ office has raised eyebrows by hiring a lawyer who has defended members of the Mafia and is married to a lawyer who represented Mob boss Vito Rizzuto. Marie-Helene Giroux works on a special anti-corruptio...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Mafia-linked prosecutor raises eyebrows

MONTREAL – The Quebec prosecutors’ office has raised eyebrows by hiring a lawyer who has defended members of the Mafia and is married to a lawyer who represented Mob boss Vito Rizzuto. Marie-Helene Giroux works on a special anti-corruptio...
by Mafia Today on Nov 7, 2012

Today's Supreme Court Ruling

When I was doing research for my book, I read quite a lot of what American philosopher and Capability Approach expert, Martha Nussbaum, had to say. Nussbaum has been a slow learner where concerns of people with cognitive disabilities are concerned.
by The Caregivers' Living Room on Feb 10, 2012


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