This issue of LawNow looks at problems of access to justice in some unique situations and settings.
Volume 40-5 May/June 2016
Table of Contents
The Right to Counsel Includes Access to Counsel
An accused’s ability to seek the advice of a lawyer is an important Charter right that cannot be ignored or violated.
The Right to Online Research Behind Bars
Access to justice can include the right of an imprisoned accused to conduct online legal research.
Access to Justice: Potential Alternatives for Indigenous Peoples
For Indigenous people, the question of access to justice remains outstanding. Could Indigenous legal traditions be revived?
Crowdfunding: Leveling the Playing Field
Justicefundr is the first crowdfunding platform in Canada designed to help Canadians get their day in court.
Access to Legal Services in Women’s Shelters
Women who flee to shelters because of domestic violence often have trouble accessing the legal information and services they desperately need.
Canadian Unions: From Repression and Resistance to the Right to Strike
Paul Maas and Owen LeBlanc
The development of unions in Canada is fascinating history encompassing influences from Great Britain and the United States.
Tips and Gratuities: Some Taxing Issues
Both employers and employees have responsibilities when it comes to accounting for tips. Failure to follow the rules can be costly.
Job Candidates Deserve Fair Treatment of Their Applications
Why are job applicants treated so badly? Can anything be done about it?
Landlord and Tenant Law
Tenant Move-outs: Cleaning and Security Deposit Deductions
Dealing with Pets After Separation: Part 2
Human Rights Law
Why Do Some Human Rights Complaints Take So Long to Conclude?
Peter Bowal and Nicole Bowal
Termination for Insolence
The Ins and Outs of Board Elections
Missing the Mark: Why the Post-Ghomeshi Outrage Makes Little Sense
Peter Bowal and Jacqueline Bowal
Organizations Get Religion: Loyola High School v. Quebec