Tag Archives: Canada

From Trump to Trudeau: A Dangerous Precedent in the Use of Emergency Powers

By: Daniel Mantzoor April 6, 2022 On February 14, 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked The Emergencies Act, a last-ditch attempt to quash protests of the Canadian government’s controversial COVID-19 policies. Specifically, the action arose in response to the so-called “Freedom Convoy,” a group of Canadian truckers demanding an end to the nation’s vaccine mandate […]

Taking Canada’s Lead to Improve Access to Justice in America

By: Erica Cecilia Adams Three out of four litigants are unrepresented by counsel and eighty-six percent of low-income Americans with a civil legal problem receive inadequate or no legal help. The American Bar Association explains that marginalized groups are often vulnerable to abuses and face significant challenges to realizing their rights, including within the formal […]

H-1B Visa: Taking Away Jobs from Americans or Supplementing the Tech Industry?

YASAMAN MOAZAMI – H-1B visas allow companies to hire high-skilled tech workers from abroad.[1] The tech companies are not the only ones looking elsewhere for talent. A variety of companies, from healthcare to media, use H-1B visas to help fill their workforce.[2] There were more than a quarter of a million applicants last year alone.[3] […]

Passing Gas (oil) With Our Northern Neighbors: The Keystone XL Pipeline Makes An Uncomfortable Comeback

EMMA HOLLOWELL – According to TransCanada, the group which proposed the building of the Keystone XL pipeline (KXL), “KXL represents a safe, reliable, and environmentally sound way to connect the American economy with an abundant North American energy resource produced by a neighbor that shares a commitment to a clean and healthy environment.”[i] That should […]