Feminist Law Reform 101

Submissions from Fall 2020 Feminist Law Reform with Prof. Martha Jackman:Visit the course website at: https://feministlawreform101.nawl.ca The STCA Negatively Affects Women Facing Domestic Violence By Megan Talbot The Safe Third Country Agreement (‘STCA’) between the US and Canada, under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, disproportionally affects refugee women fleeing from domestic violence. By requiringContinue reading “Feminist Law Reform 101”

Women and Persons with Disabilities Neglected by Bill C-26’s Amendments to the Canada Pension Plan

Irina Cristescu JD Candidate, 2017 Bill C-26, introduced at the beginning of October, seeks to gradually expand benefits under the Canada Pension Plan over the next decades. However, the child rearing and disability drop outs, which were available under the regular CPP benefits, will not be applied to the expanded benefits. This will disadvantage future generationsContinue reading “Women and Persons with Disabilities Neglected by Bill C-26’s Amendments to the Canada Pension Plan”