This volume discuses the evolution of the Canadian Constitution since the British North America Act 1867; the role of the Supreme Court in interpreting the Constitution as a 'living tree' capable of application to new legal issues; and the growing influence of both the Constitution, with its entrenched Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the decisions of the Court on other constitutional courts dealing with a wide range of issues pertaining to human rights and democratic government.
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This text is a comprehensive introduction to Canadian constitutional law, leading cases, and insightful commentary and discussion, this edition has expanded materials on Indigenous issues, being informed by the TRC Calls to Action.
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This title is a part of the Essentials of Canadian Law series.
This book includes the complete text of the Canadian Constitution, including explanatory footnotes as consolidated by the federal Department of Justice.
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All aspects of the subject are thoroughly analyzed throughout this text, including: Basic constitutional concepts such as: financial arrangements, the courts, the Crown, treaties, parliamentary sovereignty and delegation.
This title is a part of the Constitution Systems of the World series.
Setting it in its historical context, noting especially the complex interaction of national and regional societies, this text shows how the constitution continues to morph and shape itself. These changes are explored through key constitutional themes: democracy; parliamentarism; the rule of law; federalism; human rights; and Indigenous rights, and describes the country that has resulted from the interplay of these themes.
In an age of constitutional revolutions and reforms, theory and practice are moving in opposite directions. By expounding the connection between human dignity and the constitutional practices that justify themselves in its light, Jacob Weinrib brings the theory and practice of constitutional law back together.
This is one of the go-to treatise on constitutional law. In it's second edition of The Law of the Canadian Constitution is a complete picture of constitutional law and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
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Readers of this Handbook will discover some of the distinctive features of the Canadian constitution. The Handbook provides a remarkable resource for comparativists at a time when the Canadian constitution is a frequent topic of constitutional commentary.
Policy Change, Courts, and the Canadian Constitution examines familiar constitutional cases and phenomena from a political science perspective. Legal scholars will find it an enjoyable read that challenges the way they think about the law, legislatures, and the courts.
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This work provides a much-needed overview of the elements that unite the various rights-protecting laws that have received this designation from the Supreme Court of Canada. These laws comprise several categories of federal and provincial statutes, including human rights, access-to-information, privacy, language rights, and the traditional civil liberties, as well as a common law principle. The text is a useful roadmap for anyone who works with these statutes.
This collection seeks to excavate and explain a variety of foundational elements of the Canadian Constitution. Some of these elements reside in the text, some beneath it, and some only come into focus when the written and unwritten portions of the Constitution speak to each other.