Volume 43-5 May/June 2019
Table of Contents
Crafting new laws is a complex and lengthy undertaking. This issue of LawNow looks at how it happens.
The Legislative Process: How We Make Our Laws
How do we make our laws in Canada? Here is an overview.
Moving Toward a New and Improved Senate
Paul G. Thomas
Canada’s “new” Senate is demonstrating a greater willingness to propose amendments to government legislation.
The Continuing Relevance of International Law in Canada
International law is received into the Canadian legal system in a number of different ways.
How Are Environmental Laws Made?
Let’s look at laws concerning the environment as an example of how laws are made.
Where Monarchy Meets the State: Canada’s Vice-Regal Offices
Giving Royal Assent is the last step in creating laws, but Canada’s vice-regal officers do much more.
Building the New Jerusalem, One Clause at a Time
One courageous and innovative law can change history. The Saskatchewan Bill of Rights was such an Act.
5 Basics Every Startup and Growing Business Should Know About Employment Law
There is a lot to know about being an employer. Here are five basics to get you started.
Disabilities and Addiction in the Workplace
Myrna El Fakhry Tuttle
Employee alcohol and addiction issues in the workplace can be very difficult issues for employers to manage.
Political Belief and Discrimination in Employment Law
Provincial human rights laws protect against discrimination because of political belief. The Canadian Human Rights Act should too.
New Resources at CPLEA
To Stop or Not to Stop? Police Carding Practices
The Duty of Unions to Fairly Represent Their Members
Alternatives to Court: Mediation
Police Demanding Evidence from Journalists: The Vice Media Case
Human Rights Law
State Neutrality Does Not Always Result in Substantive Equality
Landlord and Tenant Law
Accommodation in Tenancy: Assistance and Support Animals
Alberta Election Law and Charities