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March 7, 2017

In the 1988 case Ford v. Quebec, [1] the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed Quebec’s use of Section 33, which is the override clause of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Section 33.(1) says that “Parli...

May 5, 2016

1. Purposive Interpretation

Purposive interpretation is missing, wandering the distant and desolate streets of the Constitution.

The purposive approach to constitutional interpretation was once the fa...

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