Canadian Justice

  • Dr. Jordan Peterson & Freedom of Expression | Canadian Justice

    Christine welcomes back Joanna Baron, Executive Director at the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), and George Avraam, a Partner at Baker & McKenzie, to discuss the ongoing case surrounding Dr. Jordan Peterson and freedom of expression.

  • Home Invasion Cases & Self-Defence Laws | Canadian Justice

    Christine is joined by Lisa Dufraimont, Professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School, and Karen Bastow, Criminal Defence Lawyer at David G. Milburn Trial Lawyers, to discuss two unique cases involving home invasions and residents responding with lethal force.

  • Workplace Romances & Their Consequences | Canadian Justice

    Christine speaks with Ronald S. Minken from Minken Employment Lawyers, and Mackenzie Irwin, a Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, to discuss the legalities surrounding workplace romances in Canada and how both employees and employers can protect themselves against liabilities.

  • "Originalism", "Living Constitutionalism" & "Common Good Constitutionalism"

    Christine is joined by Xavier Foccroulle Menard, a Lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Kerry Sun, a Research Associate at the UBC Centre for Constitutional law, to discuss an emerging legal theory being widely discussed, especially in the U.S.

  • Why Childhood Marriage Remains Legal In Canada

    Christine welcomes Human Rights Lawyer, David Matas, and Alissa Koski, Professor at McGill University, to discuss why it is legal for a child to marry in Canada while we remain a strong advocate to end child marriage globally.

  • The Rouleau Report & the Emergencies Act

    Christine speaks with Sujit Choudhry, a Lawyer at Haki Chambers Global, and Ewa Krajewska, Lawyer and Partner at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP., to discuss the Emergencies Act Inquiry Report and the CCF's legal challenge to the use of the Act in federal court.

  • The Reality of Private Healthcare in Canada

    Christine is joined by Joanna Baron, Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, and Dr. Shawn Whatley, Senior Fellow at the MacDonald-Laurier Institute, to discuss non-government healthcare in Canada and provincial plans to expand the use of private healthcare providers.

  • Canada's Sex Offender Registry & the Eugene Ndhlovu Case

    Christine speaks with Kabir Sharma, Partner at Titan Defence LLP, Lawrence Gridin, Partner at Brauti Thorning LLP, and Matthew Gourlay, Partner at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, to discuss a recent Supreme Court case regarding the automatic addition of names to Canada's sex offender registry.

  • The Canadian Constitution Foundation

  • The Rogers-Shaw Merger

    Christine speaks with Michael Binetti, Managing Partner at Affleck Green McMurty LLP, and Keldon Bester, Co-Founder of the Canadian Anti-Monopoly Project, to discuss Rogers Communication Inc.'s $26 billion takeover of Shaw Communications Inc., and what the deal could mean for Canadian consumers.

  • Tim Hortons’ Mobile App Class-Action Settlement

    Christine is joined by Vass Bednar, Senior Fellow at the Centre of International Governance Innovation, to discuss the class-action lawsuit and settlement between Tim Hortons and the customers using their mobile app, which violated federal and provincial privacy laws by tracking its customers, ev...

  • Criminal Law Panel: Unconstitutional Car Stops & “Swarming” Murder

    Christine welcomes Kabir Sharma and Sina Shabestary, Partners at Titan Defence LLP, to discuss recent updates to two criminal cases: arbitrary and unconstitutional car stops by police, and the murder of a Toronto homeless man by a "swarm of teenage girls."

  • Humanitarian Crisis In Afghanistan

    Christine welcomes Amanda Moddejonge and Rokhsar Saifuddin, with Canadians for Afghans, and Dave Morrow, a Canadian army veteran. All three are working to fulfill Canada's pledge to accept 40,000 Afghan refugees after the Taliban takeover of Kabul in 2021.

  • Employment Law Issues

    Christine speaks with Mackenzie Irwin, Associate Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, and Andrew Shaw, Partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, to discuss issues surrounding working remotely and return to work policies following the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Innocence Canada

    Christine is joined by Ron Dalton, Co-President of Innocence Canada, and Pamels Glatt, Director of Education at Innocence Canada, to discuss their not-for-profit organization that mandates to advocate and exonerate those convicted of a crime they did not commit.

  • Prosecutorial Independence from Political Interference

    Christine welcomes Lori Williams, Political Science Professor at Mount Royal University, and Steven Penney, Law Professor at the University of Alberta, to discuss how Canada's prosecutors are independent from political interference and what exactly constitutes as political interference.