Author Archives: impact ethics

Make the Deals with COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers Public Now

Matthew Herder and Andrea MacGregor question whether the deals just announced by the federal government with two companies developing COVID-19 vaccines serve the public interest because details about these deals are not publicly available.

Race and Prioritization of Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

Chris Kaposy proposes that prioritization plans for new coronavirus vaccines should take race into account as an important factor that makes people vulnerable in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ideology has no place in Canada’s prostitution laws

Stuart Chambers agrees with an Ontario judge that expert witness testimony lacked credibility in a recent case in which Canada’s law on sex work was found unconstitutional.

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.

Four years (and counting) of unconstitutional barriers to MAiD

Jocelyn Downie and Jon Goud explore what happens if the Attorney General’s request for still more time to fix Canada’s unconstitutional medical assistance in dying law is granted (or not).