Legal history

Nature’s Past Canadian Environmental History Podcast Episode 35 Available

Episode 35 Histories of Canadian Environmental Issues, Part 5 – Fisheries, Regulation, and Science: 28 February 2013 [audio:][01:12:58] The need for thoughtful histories on contemporary Canadian environmental issues has never been more critical than it is regarding the present state of the country‚Äôs fisheries. In June 2012, funding for […]

The Shafia Murders, Immigration, and Misrepresenting Canadian Violence Against Women 6

Public debate and media coverage of the Shafia family murder trial has obscured and misrepresented patriarchal violence against women in Canada. Following the guilty verdict last month, lead Crown prosecutor Gerard Laarhuis mistakenly proclaimed that, “[t]his verdict sends a very clear message about our Canadian values and the core principles […]