About Patricia Paradis

Patricia Paradis is the Executive Director, Centre for Constitutional Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta.

The Significance of the Charter in Canadian Legal History

Looking Back 2017 not only marks 150 years since the British North America Act, 1867 (better known today as the Constitution Act, 1867), came into being, it also marks the 35th anniversary of an important part of our Constitution – the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. What is the Charter? At the grassroots level, […]


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