human rights

Human Trafficking and the Digital Divide

3 May 2023

McConnell Visiting Scholar Olivia Smith describes how human traffickers have adopted chat rooms, smartphones, and video surveillance and what policy can do to address this.

Reforming the United Nations: How Canada Can Lead on Human Rights | Policy Magazine

Published: 14 February 2023

February 9, 2023 | Following Kevin Page's complexity seminar, Elisa Alloul wrote about how the lack of accountability on how gross human rights abusers have joined UN bodies is hurting the UN's...

Pearl Eliadis appointed to the Official Language Rights Expert Panel

Published: 13 January 2023

Max Bell School Associate Professor Pearl Eliadis, has been selected to the Official Language Rights Expert Panel of the federal Government’s Court Challenges Program (CCP)....

Video | Humour, Hate and Harm Conference

9 Dec 2022

This hybrid half-day conference convened at the Max Bell School of Public Policy on November 25, 2022. Watch the recordings of the panelists and speakers.

Pearl Eliadis on parental rights vs. rights of health authorities | CBC News

Published: 15 November 2022

November 3, 2022 | A Quebec superior court judge has authorized Sainte-Justine Hospital to extubate a 5 year old boy, who has been in a coma breathing with the help of a tube. In this case a young...

Legal experts fact-check Quebec ad campaign that aims to correct 'falsehoods' on controversial language law | CBC News

Published: 6 June 2022

June 3, 2022 | After Bill 96 passed in the Quebec legislature, the government of Quebec published a full-page advertisement in both French and English newspapers to "correct falsehoods" circulating...

Defining freedom in the time of COVID with Pearl Eliadis and Nicholas King | Video

Published: 11 February 2022

February 9, 2022 | McGill Alumni hosted a Made by McGill webcast featuring professors Pearl Eliadis and Nicholas King entitled "Defining freedom in the time of COVID."

A no-vax tax | CBC's Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel

Published: 13 January 2022

January 12, 2022 | Joining the CBC's Radio Noon Quebec with Shawn Apel, Professor Pearl Eliadis cautions that it's premature to discuss the legality of the "no-vax tax" or health contribution the...



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