Legislative Drafting Webinar | Legislative Drafting in Time of Pandemic
This webinar will look at how drafting offices have responded to the challenges of drafting legislation to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also consider how judges have responded to some of the court challenges to this legislation, notably challenges based on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
- Glenn Joynt, Legislative Counsel and Assistant Deputy Minister, Legislative Counsel Division, Manitoba Justice
- Riri Shen, Deputy Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Law and Legislative Services Sector, Department of Justice Canada
- Mark Spakowski, Chief Legislative Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General, Ontario
- John Mark Keyes, Sessional Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section, University of Ottawa
Broadcast time across Canada (Monday, June 7, 2021):
PT: 9:00–10:30 am
MT: 10:00 – 11:30 am
CT: 11:00 am–12:30 pm
ET: Noon–1:30 pm
AT: 1:00–2:30 pm
NT: 1:30–3:00 pm
Group viewing is recommended in a room (or rooms) with audio-visual equipment sufficient to accommodate the number of registrants expected at your location. A link to the webinar platform and a password will be sent by email 24-48 hours prior to the event. It is recommended to test the platform beforehand. Group members should register individually at the rate of $35/participants.
For further information, please contact the Program Coordinator, Mary Plagakis
Tel.: 514-731-2855, extension 4