Question for law Twitter folks, can the federal government ban foreigners from purchasing real property in Canada? Isn't that in pith and substance property and civil rights per s. 92(13) of the Constitution Act, and exclusive provincial jurisdiction?
The article also notes recent calls to drop gendered honorifics for judges like "My Lord" and "My Lady" and cites my @CbAbc SOGIC Co-Chair Lisa Neven's recent article in Bar Talk on this cbabc.org/BarTalk/Articl…
NEW: Canadian Blood Services says it is making plans to submit an application to Health Canada by the end of 2021 to replace the blood ban with a sexual behaviour-based screening model for all donors.
Part of the conversation should be on better recognition of the hate offences and that police services across Canada need better training on these provisions, so that appropriate enforcement measures are taken to prevent situations from escalating like this tragic case