This episode features Dr. Ryan Alford, an Associate Professor at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University.
Dr. Alford received his doctorate in public, constitutional, and international law from the University of South Africa. He also holds a master’s degree from the University of Oxford and a law degree from New York University. He is called to the Bar of Ontario and is a Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario.
In 2017, McGill-Queen’s University Press published his book entitled Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law. In 2020, the same publisher will release his book entitled Seven Absolute Rights: Recovering the Foundations of Canada’s Rule of Law.
In this episode, Dr. Alford speaks with Mark Mancini, the National Director of the Runnymede Society, about emergency powers in Canada.