I was recently reminded of a joke from the days when I was an ad executive (before I became a lawyer). Client: What time is it? Ad Exec (looking at watch): […]
Emergency Powers Without An Emergency?
Prime Minister Trudeau has been pressed by reporters about the COVID-19 “nuclear option” – invoking the federal Emergencies Act. PM: “At this time we do not see the federal emergencies act as […]
COVID-19 and the Cabinet’s Emergency Powers.
March 21, 2020. Briefing by Prime Minister Trudeau, responding to a question: PM: “We have not removed from the table any options. We are looking at a broad array of measures that […]
Will the Paris Agreement Fix the ‘Climate Crisis’?
Preparations are now underway for COP25, a global climate conference of thousands of politicians and observers, opening December 2 in Madrid. This conference was to be held in Chile, but the Chilean […]