Tag Archives: Beverley McLachlin

SNC-Lavalin and the conflicting federal justice roles

The SNC-Lavalin affair has highlighted the urgent need for a fresh look at the pros and cons of separating the current dual roles of attorney general and minister of justice at the federal level in Canada. Currently, the two responsibilities … Continue reading

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2018: A year of ups and downs for social justice

This is my last blog of 2018, so now is a good time to reflect on some of the highlights centering on social justice that were significant to me this year. To start, I was so heartened to witness the … Continue reading

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The power of girls and women

As many of you may know, October 11 was the International Day of the Girl. In all walks of life we need to do a better job of creating a truly equal society. In commerce, politics and our work environments, … Continue reading

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