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When equality rights and resource allocation collide

How far are courts willing to go in ordering government expenditure and policy direction?

Just how far are the courts willing to go in ordering government expenditure and interfering with policy direction? We will soon find out when the Supreme Court of Canada renders decisions in two key cases involving Charter challenges to government resource allocation.

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When equality rights and resource allocation collide

How far are courts willing to go in ordering government expenditure and policy direction?

Just how far are the courts willing to go in ordering government expenditure and interfering with policy direction? We will soon find out when the Supreme Court of Canada renders decisions in two key cases involving Charter challenges to government resource allocation.

  

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Monday, February 2, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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