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  • Take your stinking paws off the justice system you damn, dirty politicians

    The Canadian justice system is one of the pillars that supports our democracy. The rule of law gives people a legal recourse to hold those in power to account. As the French ecclesiastic, preacher, journalist and political activist Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire said, “Between the rich and … Read more »

  • Ontario's Legal Aid Cuts: David vs. Goliath

    When David walked into the Valley of Elah he was protected by God. He would need all the help he could get. David was to face the giant Goliath in single combat. Goliath clad in armour carried a deadly steel-tipped javelin; David had only a sling. The fight was short, David hurled a stone striking t … Read more »

  • Wilson-Raybould was not wrong to record Wernick's call

    So it was the tape that broke Justin Trudeau’s back?Speaking before a packed room of supporters, shortly after expelling Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the Liberal caucus, Justin Trudeau explained that the “trust that previously existed between these two individuals and our team has bee … Read more »

  • SNC-Lavalin affair raises the issue of the role of former judges

    The SNC-Lavalin scandal has proven to be an insatiable beast with tentacles reaching deep into the political and legal worlds — perhaps even as far as the Supreme Court of Canada.Politically, the allegations of interference with the justice system have deeply damaged the “sunny ways” Liberal brand a … Read more »

  • Gerald Butts' quarrel with Jody Wilson-Raybould's evidence falls short

    Gerald Butts came to the justice committee not to bury Canada’s former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould but to praise her. He told the committee that he was not going to “quarrel” with Wilson-Raybould’s evidence and pledged not to say a “single negative word about her.”And then he did just that … Read more »

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