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PANELISTS•Professor Craig Forcese (University of Ottawa, Law)•Professor Margot Young (UBC, Law)•Ms. Micheal Vonn (BCCLA)•Professor Max Cameron (Director, Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, UBC) •Mr. Zool Suleman (Immigration Lawyer)
Date created: 2015-03-24
A discussion about the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act, constitutional law, and the Canadian judicial system. An expert panel lead off the discussion with a range of ideas and information on this subject. The audience heard a discussion of the role the Canadian Constitution plays regarding the law-making powers of Canadian governments, the role the judiciary plays in interpreting laws and reviewing laws for constitutionality, and how some DTES community members think the Constitution ought to be interpreted in relation to current federal drug law.Panelists•The Honourable Robert J. Bauman, Chief Justice of British Columbia•Amanda Boggan, Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood Council•Professor Margot Young, Allard School of Law, UBC
Date created: 2015-09-30
Video recording talk and panel discussion of The Human Right to Housing and the Vancouver Situation.
Date created: 2017-06-05
Panelists:Mary Clare Zak, Managing Director, Social Policy & Project Division, City of VancouverMatt Hern, instructor in SFU Urban Studies and author of Common Ground in a Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future, Co-founder/Director of 2+10 IndustriesPaul Taylor, Executive Director of Gordon Neighborhood House in the West End, and formerly Executive Director of the DTES Neighborhood HouseViveca Ellis, Single Mothers AllianceMargot Young, law professor at UBC Bill Beauregarde, Community Coordinator, Aboriginal Front Door Society Moderated by Charlie Smith, editor of the Georgia Straight.
Date created: 2015-11-02