Freedom of expression and the right to ethical consumption at the grocery store: Lessons from 'Kattenburg v Canada'
The CIPP is pleased to announce the first CIPP-Lallemand seminar of 2020: Professor Sarah Berger-Richardson (BCL/LLB'12, DCL'19) from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (Civil Law section) will discuss the recent decision from the Federal Court in Kattenburg v Canada, declaring that labelling wine produced in the West Bank settlements as a “Product of Israel” is inaccurate and misleading.
Refreshments (Coffee + Pastries) will be provided and all are welcome!
Links to the case on CanLII and a CBC article on the decision are provided below:
- Kattenburg v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1003 (CanLII)
- Federal Court orders 'Product of Israel' labels off West Bank wines (CBC News, Jul 29, 2019)
A double graduate of McGill's Faculty of Law, Professor Sarah Berger-Richardson also holds a Master's degree from Tel Aviv University (summa cum laude). Her research focuses on regulations and policies related to the agri-food industry and agriculture.
This event is eligible for inclusion as 2 hours of continuing legal education as reported by members of the Barreau du Québec.