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- Federal Court Rules that the Government’s Invocation of the Emergencies Act on February 14, 2022, was Unreasonable and not Justified.
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleCase Commented On: Canadian Frontline Nurses v Canada (Attorney General), 2024 FC 42 (CanLII). On January 23, 2024, Justice Richard Mosley of the Federal Court ruled that the government was unreasonable and not justified when it invoked the Emergencies Act (the Act) on Feb … Read more »
- The Protection of Human Rights in Armed Conflicts
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleReposted from LawNow with permissionDuring times of armed conflict, international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law (HRL) are meant to protect human beings and reduce their suffering. Armed conflicts are happening in various parts of the world. Unfortunately, serio … Read more »
- Are Canada’s Air Passenger Protection Regulations Working?
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleReposted from LawNow 47(5) with permissionCanada’s Air Passenger Protection Regulations protect passengers traveling to, from or within Canada, including by setting out compensation rules for when flights are delayed or cancelled.When something goes wrong with our flight, we … Read more »
- The Impact of Canadian Wildfires on Indigenous Rights
By Hani LeeOut-of-control wildfires are making headlines across Canada. Wildfires are natural phenomena that occur every year, but the destruction started earlier in the season this year and with greater force. The size and intensity of these fires have dramatically increased in recent years due to … Read more »
- Public Trust Doctrine and Climate Litigation in Canada
By Myrna El Fakhry TuttleThe right to a healthy environment is making headway thanks to case law against governments arguing the public trust doctrine and with changes under Bill S-5 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act. Today, climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing us global … Read more »