Workplace Romances & Their Consequences | Canadian Justice
Christine speaks with Ronald S. Minken from Minken Employment Lawyers, and Mackenzie Irwin, a Lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, to discuss the legalities surrounding workplace romances in Canada and how both employees and employers can protect themselves against liabilities.
“Originalism”, “Living Constitutionalism” & “Common Good Constitutionalism” | Canadian Justice
Christine is joined by Xavier Foccroulle Menard, a Lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright, and Kerry Sun, a Research Associate at the UBC Centre for Constitutional law, to discuss an emerging legal theory being widely discussed, especially in the U.S.
Why Childhood Marriage Remains Legal In Canada
Christine welcomes Human Rights Lawyer, David Matas, and Alissa Koski, Professor at McGill University, to discuss why it is legal for a child to marry in Canada while we remain a strong advocate to end child marriage globally.
The Rouleau Report & the Emergencies Act
Christine speaks with Sujit Choudhry, a Lawyer at Haki Chambers Global, and Ewa Krajewska, Lawyer and Partner at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP., to discuss the Emergencies Act Inquiry Report and the CCF’s legal challenge to the use of the Act in federal court.
The Reality of Private Healthcare in Canada
Christine is joined by Joanna Baron, Executive Director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, and Dr. Shawn Whatley, Senior Fellow at the MacDonald-Laurier Institute, to discuss non-government healthcare in Canada and provincial plans to expand the use of private healthcare providers.
Canada’s Sex Offender Registry & the Eugene Ndhlovu Case
Christine speaks with Kabir Sharma, Partner at Titan Defence LLP, Lawrence Gridin, Partner at Brauti Thorning LLP, and Matthew Gourlay, Partner at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, to discuss a recent Supreme Court case regarding the automatic addition of names to Canada’s sex offender registry.
Prosecutorial Independence from Political Interference
Christine welcomes Lori Williams, Political Science Professor at Mount Royal University, and Steven Penney, Law Professor at the University of Alberta, to discuss how Canada’s prosecutors are independent from political interference and what exactly constitutes as political interference.
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Christine Van Geyn
Christine Van Geyn is an outspoken advocate for freedom in Canada. She is currently the Litigation Director for the Canadian Constitution Foundation, a legal charity that fights for the fundamental freedoms of Canadians in the courts of law and public opinion. She is also host of the national television show "Canadian Justice", that covers Canada's most important legal news stories.
Christine earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto, Trinity College. She earned her JD at Osgoode Hall Law school, studied at New York University School of Law and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2012.