Charter Issues


  • Combating online hate could mean legal change

    Combating online hate could mean legal change

    May 21, 2019

    The chairman of a federal justice committee that is examining online hate speech says that legal changes may be recommended as part of a response to combating online hate speech.

  • Legal battle waged over billboard

    Legal battle waged over billboard

    Mar 4, 2019

    A “Signage enforcement blitz” by the City of Toronto has raised “a potentially profound contest” between the legislation governing signs and the right to expression guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, according to a recent court decision.

Law Times Poll


Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that real estate lawyer Doug Downey will be Ontario’s new attorney general. Do you expect Downey to take a substantially different approach to his portfolio than his predecessor in the role?
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