Discussion panel on "Federalism and the future of linguistic duality in Canada"

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015

The Civil Law Section and the Public Law Group present:

THE CARON DECISION, HISTORY OF WESTERN CANADA AND CONSTITUTIONAL LAW : Federalism and the future of linguistic duality in Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada just issued a split decision on language rights in Alberta.

Date : Tuesday, December 1st, 2014

Place : Fauteux building: 57, Louis-Pasteur, room 302

Time : 11:30 am – 1:00 pm (lunch provided)


Discussion panel with:

Me Sébastien Grammond, professor, civil law section, lawyer in the case

Me François Larocque, Vice-dean, Common law French Language program, counsel in the case

Me Christine Ruest-Norrena, Office of the Commissioner for Official Languages, intervenor in the case

Mme Linda Cardinal, Professor of Political Science and holder of Chaire de recherche sur la francophonie et les politiques publiques



Professor Pierre Foucher, Faculty of Law, expert on Constitutional language rights

Free admission, open to all.

This event will be held in French, but questions can be asked in French or English

This event is recognized as training activity by the Barreau du Québec. Please sign the attendance sheath upon your arrival to get your certificate (1h.)

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