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MMIW inquiry gets the go-ahead

  • January 27, 2016

Days after a throne speech heralding a more transparent and responsive government, the Liberals made good on their election promise to hold an inquiry into the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women.

Hopping off the omnibus

  • January 27, 2016

The first throne speech from Canada’s new Liberal government was short and to the point, and didn’t contain much in the way of surprises for anyone who followed the 11-week election campaign.

Making – and unmaking – retroactive law

  • January 27, 2016

In January, the Chair of the National Privacy and Access Law Section wrote to the deputy minister of Justice, the deputy secretary to the cabinet and the secretary of the Treasury Board urging the government “to introduce legislation to repeal the retroactive provisions introduced by Bill C-59, the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1.