Charter a path

Nexus/Fall 2022
By Paul Fraumeni

Elise Burgert likes to learn by doing.  

While working toward a combined BBA in business and environment at Simon Fraser University, she began to wonder about the legal tools that could be used to promote more sustainable business practices. “I realized I needed to learn how the law worked and what lawyers can actually do."


'Extraordinary people bring the Charter to life'

Nexus/Fall 2022
By David Baldridge (JD 2023)

As we mark the 40th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, many commentators will surely recount familiar anecdotes about the negotiations and controversies that surrounded its enactment, express concern about recent political controversies concerning the Charter, or simply reflect on the practical force the Charter has had in protecting and expanding the rights of the LGBTQ community, criminal defendants, and others over the last four decades.