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The Feature Articles in this issue is on Constitutions.
Do Constitutions matter? Indeed they do. Just ask the Egyptian people protesting, confronting, and even dying over the drafting of their new constitution..
The Special Report looks at developments in internet law.
Table of Contents
Featured Articles: Constitutions
Evolution, Not Revolution: Canada’s Constitutional History and the Constitution Act, 1867
Some constitutions are born of revolution, some of evolution. Canada is a fortunate nation: our Constitution has evolved.
O Patria: The Patriation Struggles
Bringing home our Constitution has forever shaped our national political and legal landscape.
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: An Integral Part of our Constitution
Canada’s Constitution and our Charter of Rights work together to create our laws and protect our rights.
The Constitutions of the Maritime Provinces
Constitutions are essential documents in Canada’s Maritime provinces, reflecting history and defining the present.
Bills of Rights in Canada
The federal government and the provinces have bills of rights, human rights codes, the Charter and the Canadian Bill of Rights 1960. It gets a bit confusing!
Privacy and Cloud Computing
When do clouds not refer to the weather? When they are a term for Internet storage!
Canada’s New Anti-Spam Legislation: What to Expect
What do you or your business need to know about this new law?
Defamation by Hyperlink
The Supreme Court of Canada described some of the interactions of the law and the Internet as “trying to fit a square archaic peg into the hexagonal hole of modernity”.
Human Rights Law
The Supreme Court of Canada Changes Direction
Relocation Advisory Guidelines – an idea whose time has come?
The Confidentiality of Commercially Valuable Information
Who Cares about Internet Law and Policy?
Proposed Bill, Though Well-intentioned, Raises Questions
What Ever Happened to … A Follow-up to Famous Cases
R. v. Sault Ste. Marie: The Due Diligence Defence
Landlord and Tenant Law
Renting with a Pet