2015 Faculty in the News Archive

BC Condo owners file human-rights complaint over language dispute
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Vincent Matak
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: December 22, 2015
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Supreme Court Decision on Trinity Western Law School
Source: CKNW New Talk
Host: Sam Ferris
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: December 12, 2015
Start Listening at 3:45:25pm

What you should know about youth sentences
Source: The Whitehorse STAR
Author: Pierre Chauvin
Mentioned: Allard School fo Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: December 11, 2015
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Supreme Court shoots down Law Society over covenant
Source: CFJC Today
Author: Doug Collins
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: December 11, 2015
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BC Supreme Court Chief reverses Law Society's decision on Christian University
Source: The Star, The Globe and Mail
Author: Geordon Omand
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: December 10, 2015
Full Story (The Star) Full Story (The Globe and Mail)

Vancouver has an inequality problem
Source: The Peak
Author: Samaah Jaffer
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: November 9, 2015
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Supreme Court to decide on bestiality law after B.C. man's disturbing acts
Source: The Province
Author: Liam Casey
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: November 9, 2015
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Stephen Harper's accidental legal legacy
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: November 6, 2015
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Report on 'global capital' and soaring house prices prompts online debate
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Frances Bula
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: November 3, 2015
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Foreign Investers and the Housing Market
Source: CBC's Early Edition
Host: Rick Cluff
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: November 3, 2015
Start Listening at 1:42:00

This Black American Wants Refugee Status in Canada Because of Police Brutality
Source: Vice News
Author: Tamara Khandaker
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: October 30, 2015
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Homeless in Abbotsford win case against city
Source: The Other Press
Author: Mercedes Deutscher
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 28, 2015
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Langley and other municipalities assess court ruling on homelessness
Source: Langley Advance
Author: Kelly Sinoski
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 28, 2015
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Vancouver Island teen soccer player 'muzzled' from voicing opinion about sponsor
Source: CBC News British Columbia & Huffpost BC
Author: Duncan McCue
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 23, 2015
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Homeless Win In Court
Source: CBC Vancouver News at 6
Host: Andrew Chang
Reporter: Eric Rankin
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 21, 2015
Start watching at 2:39

Abbotsford, BC Homeless Camp Can't Be Torn Down By City: Supreme Court
Source: Huffington Post
Author: Geordon Omand
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 21, 2015
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Homeless in Abbotsford, BC, win right to camp outside
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Geordon Omand
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 21, 2015
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BC Court rules homeless have right to camp
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Kelly SInoski
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 21, 2015
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Former PMO lawyer says Tories have 'lost the moral authority to govern'
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Steven Chase
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: October 18, 2015
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Vancouver sex offence rate stagnant
Source: 24 hours
Author: Sefania Seccia
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Janine Benedet
Date: October 15, 2015
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Can the Conservatives ban public servants from wearing the Niqab in the workplace?
Source: CFAX 1070
Host: Terry Moore
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: October 7, 2015
Start Listening at 36:30

Questions raised over preserving sensitive Truth and Rconciliation testimony
Source: University Affairs
Author: Moira Farr
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Associate Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: October 7, 2015
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Canada's Lousy Record on Gender Equality No Surprise, Advocates Say
Source: The Tyee
Author: Katie Hyslop
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: September 25, 2015
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No country is an island: Compassion vs. cold economic calculus when dealing with the refugee crisis
Source: National Post
Author: Joseph Brean
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Assistant Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: September 3, 2015
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Réfugiés: le Canada a changé d'approche, selon les experts
Source: CBC Radio Canada
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor / Dean Catherine Dauvergne
Date: September 3, 2015
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Welcome for Syrians refugees contrasts with Canada's history role: experts
Source: 680 News
Author: Michael Tutton
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor / Dean Catherine Dauvergne
Date: September 3, 2015
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Canada's Response to Syrian Refugees Contrasts with Historic Role: Expert
Source: Huff Post
Author: Michael Tutton
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor / Dean Catherine Dauvergne
Date: September 3, 2015
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Syrian refugees taking desperate measures to reach Canada, immigration lawyer says
Source: MetroNews
Author: Neal Hall
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor / Dean Catherine Dauvergne
Date: September 2, 2015
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New Citizenship Act weakens Canada
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: August 20, 2015
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Why Foreign Ownership Data Won't Solve Vancouver's Affordability Crisis
Source: The Tyee
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: August 20, 2015
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Harper vows to ban parole for worst offenders; expert expects it would lead to Charter challenge
Source: News 1130
Author: Martin MacMahon
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: August 18, 2015
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Blogging for truth and reconciliation
Source: Canadian Lawyer Magazine
Author: Anastasiya Jogal
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Emma Cunliffe
Date: August 10, 2015
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Sun Sea anniversary highlights Canada's treatment of refugees
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sunny Dhillon
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Efrat Arbel
Date: August 9, 2015
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Medicare challenge highlights power of trial judges
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: July 29, 2015
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BC MP Nathan Cullen talks NDP-Liberal coalition to end Stephen Harper Government
Source: The Georgia Straight
Author: Stephen Hui
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: July 22, 2015
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Torture Victims from Chad Seek Justice in Trial of Former Leader
Source: Bloomberg
Author: Ilya Gridneff
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Nicole Barrett
Date: July 19, 2015
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MP's church comments not out of the ordinary
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Douglas Todd
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor David Duff
Date: July 16, 2015
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Vancouver's pot shop licensing fees may be 'prohibitive,' expert says
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Mike Hager
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: July 16, 2015
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Close federal election race puts spotlight on Canada's governor general
Source: The Georgia Straight
Author: Carlito Pablo
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: July 15, 2015
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Constitutional lawyers back Legault court application on C-59
Source: The Lawyers Weekly
Author: Geoff Kirbyson
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: July 10, 2015
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What you need to know about parole in Canada
Source: Daily Brew Canada News
Author: Elianna Lev
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: July 3, 2015
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Fair Elections Act
Source: CBC Radio One, On the Coast, Airplay, Afternoon Edition, Radio West, Radio Active
Host: Gloria Macarenko, for Stephen Quinn, Dave White, Garth Materie, Rebecca Zandbergen, and Portia Clark
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: July 2, 2015
Start listening at 0:30:27 (On the Coast)

Going Alone in Pregnancy
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Douglas Quan
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Susan Boyd
Date: June 29, 2015
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Count the Toronto G20 happen again?
Source: The Toronto Star
Author: Rachel Mendleson
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Wesley Pue
Date: June 28, 2015
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A Foot in the Door: 'Status' Key to Indigenous Housing
Source: The Tyee
Author: Katie Hyslop
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: June 26, 2015
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BC Provincial court far behind shift in demographics
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Ian Mulgrew
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: May 31, 2015
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First Nations' economic clout the result of decades of court decisions
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Larry Pynn
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: May 30, 2015
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Kinder Morgan underestimating environmental, health risks of pipeline expansion - report
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Peter O'Neil and Kelly Sinoski
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: May 26, 2015
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The Nortel Judgments were fair. Uncontrolled Legal costs are not
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Janis Sarra
Date: May 15, 2015
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B.C. Teachers' Federation case will likely reach Supreme Court: expert
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Andrea Woo
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: May 7, 2015
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Why life in prison rarely works out that way in Canada
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: May 7, 2015
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Life Without Parole Legislation Needs Reform
Source: Macdonald-Laurier Institute
Author: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: May 7, 2015
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B.C. Teachers' Federation to appeal court decision at Supreme Court
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Andrea Woo and Justine Hunter
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: April 30, 2015
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A tragic tale of two Gladues
Source: The Star
Author: Elizabeth Sheehy and Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: April 27, 2015
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Some 70,000 sign petition in favour of free movement between Canada, Australia, New Zealand and U.K.
Source: The Province
Author: Glen Schaefer
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: April 19, 2015
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A rare and surprising moment of legal accountability in Chad serves notice across Africa
Source:  Global Post
Author:  Allard School of Law Professor Nicole Barrett
Date:  April 15, 2015
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Target's retreat tactics raise questions about CCAA
Source:  The Globe and Mail
Author:  Marina Strauss
Mentioned:  Allard School of Law Professor Janis Sarra
Date:  April 4, 2015
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Identity and privacy in an age of data sharing
Source:  ABC NewsRadio
Radio Host:  Philip Adams
Mentioned:  Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Goold
Date:  March 30, 2015
Full Interview

Taber's anti-swearing bylaw fits tradition of behaviour-busting
Source: CBC News
Author: Jason Proctor
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: March 17, 2015
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Thousands protest Bill C-51 across Canada
Source: Vancouver Observer
Author: David Geselbracht
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: March 15, 2015
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Harper government introduces 'Life Means Life' legislation
Source: Global News
Author: Andrew Russell
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 11, 2015
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Women face 'catch-22' when accusing partners of harassment: UBC study
Source: CKNW News Talk AM980
Author: Charmaine de Silva
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 11, 2015
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Legal scholar Backhouse delves into Dalhousie dentistry's state
Source: Herald Arts & Life
Author: Evelyn C. White
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: March 8, 2015
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Do we need to change the law to make sure dangerous criminals don't reoffend?
Source: News 1130
Author: Jill Drews
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 8, 2015
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Life without parole: 4 questions and answers
Source: Global News
Author: Amy Minsky
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 5, 2015
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A life sentence without parole will not make Canadians safer
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Debra Parkes and Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: March 5, 2015
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BC First Nation suit alleges development projects - including $8.8B dam - violate treaty rights
Source: National Post
Author: Justin Smallbridge
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: March 5, 2015
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FIrst Nation lawsuit could impact controversial Site C dam
Source: CTV News Vancouver
Author: Justin Smallbridge
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Gordon Christie
Date: March 4, 2015
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Open letter to Parliament: Amend C-51 or kill it
Source: National Post
Signatories: Allard School of Law Professors Susan Boyd, Isabel Grant, Wesley Pue, and James Stewart.
Date: February 27, 2015
Read Letter

Trans Mountain project starting to look a lot like hapless Northern Gateway
Source: Beacon Energy News
Author: Markham Hislop
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: February 27, 2015
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Event: Social Housing Experts Look from Legacy to Future
Source: The Tyee
Author: David P. Ball
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: February 26, 2015
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Landmark Canadian Supreme Court ruling favours 'death with dignity'
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Peter O'Neil
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: February 6, 2015
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Top Court Overturns Ban
Source: Breakfast Television
Host: Jody Vance
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: February 6, 2015
Video

Canadian workers have fundamental right to strike, top court rules
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: January 30, 2015
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Christy Clark bluffing with threats to veto Trans Mountain pipeline
Source: Beacon Energy News
Author: Markham Hislop
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: Janaury 22, 2015
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Addicted to the screen
Source: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Yvonne Zacharias
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: January 22, 2015
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How to buy a home in Vnacouver
Source: CTV News Morning Live
Host: Keri Adams
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: January 21, 2015
Video

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh's forgotten foreign victims
Source: CBC News Nova Scotia
Author: Selena Ross
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Benjamin Perrin
Date: January 21, 2015
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Dying with Dignity loses charity status after CRA says it was registered in error...twice
Source: Global News BC
Author: Erika Tucker
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor David Duff
Date: January 20, 2015
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Rental Housing in British Columbia
Source: Common Law Radio
Host: Joshua Prowse
Interviewed: Allard School of Law Professor Margot Young
Date: January 19, 2015
Start Listening at 38:40

Group launching legal challenge to limit use of solitary confinement in Canadian prisons
Source: National Post
Author: John Ivison
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Michael Jackson
Date: January 19, 2015
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Supreme Court backs Mounties' right to collective bargaining
Source: The Globe and Mail
Author: Sean Fine and Daniel Leblanc
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Joel Bakan
Date: January 16, 2015
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Eaton Centre shooting: Christopher Husbands sentencing hearing could lead to constitutional challenge
Source: The Toronto Star
Author:Alyshah Hasham
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Isabel Grant
Date: January 8, 2015
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Once a terrorist, always a terrorist?
Source: Edmonton Journal
Author: Paula Simons
Mentioned: Allard School of Law Professor Catherine Dauvergne
Date: January 5, 2015
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