After Rob Ford's removal from office yesterday, YCPPL Director Trevor Farrow spoke with CTV news on the implications of this decision. To see the full interview click here.
YCPPL associates Les Jacobs, Lorne Foster & Shaheen Amzi have edited a new and timely book on balencing human rights claims in an increasingly diverse society. "Balancing Competing Human Rights Claims in a Diverse Society: Institutions, Policy, Principles" (Irwin Law) will be launched this Wednesday, November 28, in the McLaughlin College Senior Common Room at York University. Barbara Hall, chief […]
Last week the Toronto Star published the story of Faith McGregor, a women who last June was denied a haircut when the barber Omar Mahrouk told her his Muslim faith prohibits him from touching a woman who is not a member of his family. McGregor has now filed a human rights complaint – bringing to the […]
This event has been postponed until January 15, 2013. Please mark you calandars and join us in the New Year. Issues of Cost & Access: Beyond Silos, Towards Strategies. Early Childhood Education - January 15 Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm Location: Moot Court Room (IKB 1005) RVSP: cfcj-fcjc.eventbrite.ca Speakers Les Jacobs Executive Director of CFCJ Dr. Charles E. Pascal Early […]
On Septebmer 14th, 2012 YCPPL was a proud co-sponser the Osgoode Law Journal's Symposium on Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Papers were presented at the Symposium by Professors Gavin Anderson (University of Glasgow); John Borrows (University of Minnesota); Sujit Choudhry (New York University); Rosalind Dixon (University of New South Wales); Avigail Eisenberg (University of Victoria): […]
Check out YCPPL Director Trevor Farrow’s recent comments on the case of Steve Tourloukis, an Ontario father who is taking the public school board to court to ask that he receive advance notice of class topics that conflict with his religious and moral beliefs. Tourloukis insists that he has a right to know what his […]