Bruce Pardy and Asher Honickman: Bill C-16 is Law. Now What?

by | Jul 6, 2017 | News, Runnymede Radio | 0 comments

Discussion with Professor Bruce Pardy, Queen’s Faculty of Law and Asher Honickman, Advocates for the Rule of Law. What does Bill C-16 mean and how would alleged human rights violations under Bill C-16 be litigated? We discuss the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s guidelines and how they might interact with an allegation of a Charter breach of freedom of expression, civility vs. legal obligations, classical conceptions of negative versus positive human rights, and some procedural and principled implications of Bill C-16.
Links:
Professor Pardy’s opening comments at the Senate’s Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8ReMwdurlk
Professor Pardy and Jordan Peterson debate Bill C-16 at Queen’s Law: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzkNHpiJ7AE&t=1327s

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