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The 2019 federal election roundup – The Lawyer’s Daily

October 17, 2019

With Canadians gearing up for the final day of voting on Monday, we’ve put together a collection of insights we’ve published over the past month or so offering some informed perspectives on the important issues of the federal election.

Criminal

Access to Justice: A law student’s view on why it matters | Payton Wood
In her article, Payton Wood writes, “Equal protection before and under the law is a constitutionally entrenched right and cornerstone of the Canadian justice system.”

How major political parties address important issue of dementia
The federal election is only days away. As of Oct. 3, the latest Ipsos poll for Global News finds that health care is the most important issue for Canadians when they go into the ballot box.

Family

Scheer’s call for SNC Lavalin inquiry during election dangerous precedent | Julius Melnitzer
Julius Melnitzer states, “It may just be the brouhaha over Andrew Scheer’s dual citizenship that made me link Donald Trump’s vow to ‘jail Hillary’ and ‘lock her up’ with the Conservative leader’s pledge — in the middle of an election campaign, no less — to launch a judicial inquiry into Justin Trudeau’s conduct in the SNC Lavalin scandal.”

Read More: https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/16046/the-2019-federal-election-roundup

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