Réintroduire au Parlement le Projet de loi sur l’interdiction des thérapies de conversion

Près d’un mois après les résultats des dernières élections, les Canadiens attendent avec impatience que le Parlement entame sa 44e session et que de nouveaux projets de loi soient présentés. L’un de ces projets de loi très attendus est l’interdiction des thérapies de conversion. Le Projet de loi C-6 : Loi modifiant le Code criminelContinue reading “Réintroduire au Parlement le Projet de loi sur l’interdiction des thérapies de conversion”

The need for better protection of Canadian athletes in regards to gender-based violence and maltreatment in sports 

This week, Canadian newspapers were reporting about another shocking abuse scandal in sports. The multiplication of accusations that have been emerging in Canadian sports demonstrate both the urgency of preventing maltreatment and gender-based violence in sports, but also what may be the start of a culture shift in the field.   In July 2021, the federalContinue reading “The need for better protection of Canadian athletes in regards to gender-based violence and maltreatment in sports “

A Spotlight On Our Canadian Icon 

Hold on… Is it true that Canada had a woman serve as the prime minister?  Among all the portraits of past prime ministers displayed in the House of Commons, there seems to be a common denominator – men. Ever since Canada became a self-governing country in 1867, the elected prime ministers have consistently been white men. Regardless of the party they represent, there is a clearly established pattern of having menContinue reading “A Spotlight On Our Canadian Icon “

Feminist Law Reform 2021

Avec la récente pandémie de COVID-19, les détenus ont été privés de droits humains fondamentaux tels que l’accès aux soins de santé. Afin d’assurer l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes détenus en ce qui concerne l’accès au même niveau de soins de santé, des changements doivent être apportés dans les prisons fédérales du Canada.Continue reading “Feminist Law Reform 2021”

National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Two years after the release of the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, the Federal government has finally revealed its action plan to address the inquiry’s 231 calls for justice. While broad and ambiguous initiatives to combat systemic racism within the justice system are identified, there isContinue reading “National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls”

National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

On October 4, 2021, the government of Ontario recognized the National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. In their statement, they released various initiatives centered around addressing the root causes of violence. Since the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released in 2019, the federal governmentContinue reading “National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls”

Demanding a future for section 28 of the Charter

Shervin Ghiami JD Candidate 2021 In the history of constitutional litigation in Canada, no section has been as unjustly ignored as s. 28. The section reads: “Notwithstanding anything in this Charter, the rights and freedoms referred to in it are guaranteed equally to male and female persons.” S. 28 was added to the Charter after women lobbiedContinue reading “Demanding a future for section 28 of the Charter”