Category Law & Policy

Protest chill is last thing sex-assault complainants need

Elaine Craig asks us to imagine the impact of protests critical of women reporting sexual misconduct by their physician

Mining The Rock: Benefit-sharing and Human Genetic Research

Janelle Skeard outlines the importance of establishing an ethical benefit-sharing framework for research using genetic material from Newfoundland and Labrador.

Prison sentence for creator of first CRISPR babies

Françoise Baylis calls for a critical analysis of the institutional context that contributed to the actions for which He Jiankui has been sentenced to prison.

Indigenous Obstetric Evacuation: Harmful but Risky to Resist

Kim Dreaddy analyzes the policy of mandatory obstetric evacuation in Indigenous communities within the context of the history of colonization.

Progress on Advance Requests for MAiD

Dawn Curran urges the new Federal Government to amend Canadian legislation on medical assistance in dying to permit advance requests.

Methadone Access in Prisons: Stop Strip-Searching

Matt Bonn and Martha Paynter oppose the routine strip-searching of people incarcerated in Nova Scotia prisons who have been administered methadone.

The implications of birth tourism

Hannah Rahim and Juliet Guichon argue that amendments to Canadian birthright citizenship should not be made until sufficient data on birth tourism’s implications have been collected.