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- The 'double-dipping professor' in Doug Ford’s crosshairs is nothing but a myth
The following first appeared in the National Post (Financial Post) June 4, 2019There is the unicorn. There is the chimera. There is the Mothman, the Minotaur, the manticore, and assorted mutants. Then there is the double-dipping university professor. Each of these mythical creatures has the same una … Read more »
- The SNC Lavalin Controversy: The Shawcross Principle and Prosecutorial Independence
Please note that a revised and expanded version of this blog is available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3367097 The SNC Lavalin controversy over whether improper pressure was placed on former Attorney General Jody Wilson-Raybould continues to rage. Both the ambiguities of … Read more »
- Ford government decision is a step backward for investor protection
By Anita AnandGlobe and Mail September 25, 2018The Ontario Securities Commission recently published a proposed rule banning certain commissions to dealers on mutual fund sales. The rule was not just Ontario’s initiative – it was a joint effort by members of the Canadian Securities Administrators (C … Read more »
- Doug Ford can’t apply the notwithstanding clause retroactively to impede democracy
Originally published in the Globe and Mail.Prof. Lorraine Weinrib was formerly the deputy director of Constitutional Law and Policy, Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario.Politicians who are disappointed when constitutional rights frustrate their plans sometimes turn to the notwithstanding cla … Read more »
- No Time for Tinkering: On Intellectual Property and NAFTA
Last year, I wrote the following essay, as part of a collection of essays, “NAFTA and the Knowledge Economy”, published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). The essay discusses what Canada’s approach to intellectual property in the context of the renegotiation of NAFTA shoul … Read more »
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