This human rights scholar and advocate of international note is both dedicated to a slate of human rights issues and is in high demand to speak and lecture all over the world.
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr and former Liberal MP and justice minister Irwin Cotler, pictured March 31 in Toronto to launch the Pearson Centre's 'Pursuing Justice' project. Photographs courtesy Massimiliano Galassi
OTTAWA—“Where are they now?” is frequent question about former Parliamentarians.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.