Defending the Court Challenges Program

After much anticipation, the federal government has announced the reinstatement of the Court Challenges Program. Set to cost $12 million over five years, the CCP will assist Canadians with legal challenges to advance and protect their Charter rights. The decision is a welcome one. The program’s history spans some 40 years. It was introduced in […]

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Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP)
 

Recovering the Species at Risk Act

Wildlife is central to the Canadian identity. From Indigenous communities to the urbanites of our largest cities, an overwhelming majority of Canadians want the federal government to protect and restore species at risk of extinction. The principal federal instrument that provides for this protection is the Species at Risk Act (SARA), passed by Parliament in […]

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Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP)
 

Viewpoint 41-5: Canada at 150: How strong are the ties that bind our federations?

The nation is not in crisis – what better time to take a fresh look at the state of our federal community? Graham Fox and F. Leslie Seidle Canadians are enjoying a year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This important milestone will be marked by festivities of various kinds in cities, towns and […]

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Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP)
 


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