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Charter Damages: Private Law in the Unique Public Law Remedy
In 2010, the Supreme Court of Canadas decision in Vancouver (City) v Ward created a framework for a Charter damages claim. In two subsequent decisions, the Court deviated from Ward by relying extensively on private law ...
The Failure of the Canadian Human Rights Regime to Provide Remedies for Indigenous Peoples: Enough Time Has Passed
In 2008, Canada amended the Canadian Human Rights Act to remove s.67, which in essence precluded Indigenous Peoples from bringing complaints as against Canada and Band governments. Since the amendment took effect in 2010, ...
"Who/If/When to Marry, It's a Choice": A History of Forced Marriage in Canada, 1948-2008
This study of the regulation of marriage without consent provides irrefutable evidence of the longstanding history and persistence of forced marriages in Canada. Between 1948 and 2008, profound changes took place in the ...