Alberta Association on Gerontology; Video & Evaluation for Supporting Wellness for Family Caregivers
Last week’s Supporting Wellness for Family Caregivers video is now available on our website
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Online Charter Series: Section 1 – The Charter’s Balancing Provision Confirmation Centre for Constitutional Studies
How do courts balance the constitutional protection of individual rights and freedoms in the Charter with the interests of the community as whole, especially during a pandemic?
How can governments justify limiting rights? We will consider some scenarios.
• Civil Liberty and Fundamental Rights: A Juridical Perspective Tuesday, March 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm MST
Professor Skinner considers two competing views of civil liberty – one, the condition of not being subject to the power of others, and the other, an absence of interference with choices and actions. He explores what this
means for ‘fundamental’ rights, and suggests that re-appropriating the first view might help us to think more fruitfully about current threats to privacy and liberty.
• Webinar Registration – Online Charter Series: The Constitutional Right of Religious Freedom in Canada Mar 22, 2021 12:00 PM in Edmonton
Professor Kislowicz will address the basics of the law of freedom of conscience and religion in section 2(a) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He will explore the following questions:
What is included in the constitutional right of “freedom of conscience and religion”?
How has the Supreme Court of Canada interpreted that right?
How can the right be limited according to the Constitution?