Canada Knows How to Respond to a Refugee Crisis

Former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson says we learned how to welcome and settle desperate people during past crises, we must turn that knowledge to responding to today's refugees.

Posted:
October 07, 2015

Canadians Have a Decision to Make That Will Affect Syrian Refugees

Audrey Macklin, professor of law and chair in human rights law at the University of Toronto, writes that hasty election promises by the government to expand and/or expedite resettlement cannot be trusted.

Posted:
September 15, 2015

Amnesty International Votes for Policy Calling for Decriminalization of Prostitution

Delegates from Amnesty International have voted to support a policy that calls for decriminalization of the sex trade, including prostitution, payment for sex, and brothel ownership.

Posted:
August 12, 2015

Put Lawyers Where They're Needed

From a New York Times opinion piece: Millions of Americans lack crucial legal services, yet enormous numbers of lawyers are unemployed. Why can't the supply of lawyers match the demand?

Posted:
June 17, 2015

Guess Who Doesn't Fit In at Work

Cultural fit has become a new form of discrimination that keeps demographic and cultural diversity down, all in the name of employee enjoyment and fun, says this writer.

Posted:
June 01, 2015

Canada's Antiterror Gamble

Craig Forcese and Kent Roach make the case against Bill C-51 in the New York Times, describing its effects both in Canada and beyond Canada's borders.

Posted:
March 11, 2015

When Poverty Makes You Sick, a Lawyer Can Be the Cure

This New York Times article profiles a unique partnership between a hospital and the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati to help low income patients with access to justice issues.

Posted:
July 21, 2014