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09-10-21 | Food Law, Public Law

The Right to Farm– Artisanal production and its legislative framework in Quebec

Sarah Berger Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law where she focuses her research on food law and policy.

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09-01-21 | Food Law, Public Law

Launch of the JuriDoc “The Right to Farm”

Roundtable discussion on agricultural law and food sovereignty in Quebec with Minister André Lamontagne (MAPAQ), Professor Geneviève Parent (DDSA Chair, Université Laval), and Me Jean-Pierre Levesque (Cain Lamarre). Moderated by Professor Sarah Berger Richardson (University of Ottawa).

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06-29-21 | Courts, Law Practice

Passions and pastimes: A Conversation with the Chief Justice of Canada

In this final instalment of the Right Honorable Richard Wagner’s interview with Marie-Eve Sylvestre, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa, the Chief Justice draws a more intimate portrait of his motivations and passions as the top judge of the Supreme Court of Canada. He notes that it is a real privilege to be able to play a role in building a more just society for future generations.

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06-25-21 | Bijuralism, COVID-19, Law Practice, Legislative Drafting, Public Service

Legal responses to COVID-19: The unsung work of legislative drafters

Significant measures were put in place to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadians. Most of these required the intervention of legislative drafters who urgently prepared the texts of the laws and regulations that enabled governments to take action. This JuriDoc exposes the behind-the-scenes work of these lawyers who serve our governments and whose contributions are fundamental to both democracy and the rule of law in Canada.

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